As the mainstream media, we carefully selected the outstanding individuals to be the New Person of the Year to recognize their great contributions in promoting world peace and global harmonious development in various fields. "The News Person of the Year" award is a special prize to recognize innovation, peacemaking, dedication and professionalism. Now, we will announce the winners of the "2016The News Persons of the Year":
Mr. Ricardo Leon submitted the credentials to the Chinese President Xi Jinping on January 22, 2015 and officially became Costa Rica Ambassador to China. After taking office, Ambassador Ricardo Leon made a rapid integration of various Costa Rican sectors and institutions to position Costa Rica’s unique advantage and potential in the areas of agricultural trade and clean energy. In the past two years, Ricardo Leon traveled in various cities in China to seek cooperation opportunities; as a result, China and Costa Rica’s trade relations was developed rapidly. Costa Rica on China's trade deficit of 1.2 billion USD from January to August 2016, an increase of 2.6%. Currently, China has become Costa Rica's second largest trading partner.