Building links with the Pacific Alliance Argentina participated for the first time in the latest Pacific Alliance Summit as an Observer State. In so doing, and through MERCOSUR, Argentina seeks to strengthen trade and investment relations with Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. Argentina and Brazil: 25th anniversary of a strategic landmark in nuclear cooperation Since the signing of Guadalajara Agreement for the Exclusively Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy between Argentina and Brazil, the process of bilateral nuclear cooperation has generated progress for exclusively peaceful purposes, in view of technological, economic and social progress. Currently, Argentina and Brazil cooperate not only in the mutual verification of its nuclear activities, but also in a number of joint projects in line with the strategic nature of the relationship. Argentina, closer to the OECD The OECD represents an opportunity to improve public policies in Argentina and for its greater insertion into the global arena. Argentina is now taking the steps needed to strengthen its involvement in the Organization. New boost to strategic relations with China Argentina is deepening and strengthening its relations with China. The bilateral agenda has been reactivated and the visit of Minister Malcorra in May represented a landmark to reach agreements that promote an increase in investment flows and further balanced commercial exchanges, increasing argentine exports to the Chinese market. New relations with Europe The recent visits to the European continent by President Mauricio Macri and Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra, in addition to those made to Argentina in recent months by the highest European authorities, reflect a new boost to strategic relations with that continent. These events provided an opportunity to coordinate positions on the main items on the international agenda and generate new areas of cooperation and deepen the access to markets and investments.