On May 24, the Inter-American Dialogue and the Boston University Global Development Policy Center co-hosted a webinar titled “At a Crossroads: China’s Post-Pandemic Economic Relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.” The event considered China’s dynamic and evolving economic engagement with the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, and drew upon new findings and data from the Inter-American Dialogue and the Boston University Global Development Policy Center.
Insights from India-Latin America relations expert Hari Seshasayee on External Minister Jaishankar’s trip to Guyana, Colombia, Panama, and the Dominican Republic.
Margaret Myers and Steven Holmes discuss developing trends in the India-LAC dynamic, including India’s appetite for crafting a regional foreign policy for Latin America and potential increased commercial competition with China in the region.
Insights from Inter-American Dialogue Research Fellow Bruno Binetti on prospects for future Sino-Argentine relations.
On December 1, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue, East Consulting, and Cámara de Comercio Peruano-China cohosted a webinar titled “Grading the Pacific Alliance—What Progress on Cross-Pacific Economic Connectivity?” This event considered emerging developments within the Pacific Alliance, the bloc’s cross-Pacific engagement with Asia, and the level of Asian overseas investment in Pacific Alliance member nations.
Insights from Karin Costa Vazquez on Lula’s recent re-election and its significance for Brazil’s relations with its Asian partners and in multilateral institutions.
Central America and the Caribbean are receiving more attention from Japan, whether at the policy level or among Japan’s private sector.
Representatives from the Japan Association of Latin America and the Caribbean consider prospects for enhanced Japanese engagement with Central America and the Caribbean.
Despite much talk of enhanced Indian engagement with the region over the past decade, India-Latin America ties remain relatively limited.
Insights from Nicolás Albertoni on Uruguay’s completion of a joint feasibility study for a future free trade agreement with China.
David Castrillón-Kerrigan, research professor at the Universidad Externado de Colombia’s School of Finance, Government, and International Relations, spoke with us about prospects for future China-Colombia relations.
Augusto de la Torre analyzes the Ecuador-China agreement to restructure $4.4 billion of Ecuador’s debt with Chinese banks.