After months of rhetorical censure of Chinese firms’ rash investment decisions, China’s State Council has published a new set of guidelines to manage the stream of foreign investment currently pouring out from the country.
Venezuela’s mining sector is getting a much-needed boost from China.
After years strained relations, China-Mexico ties are slowly strengthening.
Since 2005, China has provided more than USD 119 billion in loan commitments to Latin American countries and firms. The China-Latin America Finance Database, which was developed by the Inter-American Dialogue in collabortion with the Boston University Global Economic Governance Initiative, provides up-to-date information on Chinese lending in Latin America by country, lender, sector, and year.
CGTN’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Peter Hakim, president emeritus and senior fellow at Inter-American Dialogue. They discussed the challenges facing Chile’s economy and what prospects it has for the foreseeable future.
During an exclusive interview with South Korean newspaper Maeil Business, Michael Shifter, President of the Inter-American Dialogue, noted that certain Trump administration’s policies – such as pushing for the renegotiation of NAFTA – could have positive effects for South Korea. “Donald Trump’s new trade policy can be an opportunity for Korea to expand its reach to the Latin American market.”
Analyzing Panama’s shifting foreign policy and economic ties, CGTN’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Margaret Myers, director of the Latin America and the World Program at the Inter-American Dialogue.