China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) is a Chinese engineering and trade company which operates in two main segments: international engineering contracting services and the trading business segment. The company has developed projects in more than 48 countries worldwide through its 12 international subsidiaries. In Latin America, CMEC has been involved in initiatives in Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador and Argentina, mainly in areas such as power, transportation and telecommunications. Its services include preliminary project consultation, design, building, equipment procurement, personnel training, quality control and project commissioning. Based in Beijing, CMEC was formed in 1978 as a result of the reorganization of state-owned China National Machinery & Equipment Import & Export Corporation.