La fuerte disminución en el 2017 se debe a que los bancos estatales chinos se abstuvieron de hacer préstamos a Venezuela, de lejos el mayor receptor de financiamiento del gigante asiático en la región desde el 2005.
Chinese investment and lending in the region declined last year, in part reflecting skittishness over the deteriorating situation in Venezuela. Despite the drop, Chinese state-to-state finance continues to outstrip the World Bank, IDB and CAF.
China’s record of lending in LAC continues to surpass that of other banks, even though policy banks issued only $9 billion to the region in 2017.
For decades, Chinese leaders and scholars alike have kept a close eye on Cuba. What have they been hoping to learn?
U.S. interests in Latin America—including vis-à-vis China—are best served by strengthening U.S.-Latin America ties, rather than highlighting China’s flaws.
Fear mongering about China’s intentions in Latin America is misguided. The Chinese government is focused on better economic ties and development cooperation.
This week, Latin America will convene in Chile for the Second China-CELAC Ministerial Forum. Margaret Myers, Director of the Dialogue’s Latin America and the World Program, speaks to CGTN on what to expect from the meeting.
On December 11, the Dialogue’s Latin America and the World program convened a panel of experts to consider Latin America’s potential role in the Belt and Road Initiative.