【Established Date】Tianjin and Montevideo, Uruguay formally signed a letter of intent for friendly exchange and cooperation relations on June 26, 1997.
【City Characteristics】 Montevideo is a famous port city in South America. It is the capital and the political, cultural, economic and transportation center of Uruguay. The industrial and commercial activity of Montevideo accounts for over three-quarters of the country's total. The city's economy is dominated by tourism, textiles, food processing, leather making, livestock breeding, oil reﬁning and chemical engineering. The port of Montevideo handles over 90% of the country's exports and imports. Moreover, this coastal city boasts a number of seaside tourist attractions.