Analysis

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China y América Latina, ‘terra ignota’

Latinoamérica seguirá siendo un proveedor esencial de materias primas para China, un mercado destacado para sus tecnologías y una región clave para su política exterior.

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Política Exterior

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Toward Stronger India-Latin America Economic Relations?

Despite much talk of enhanced Indian engagement with the region over the past decade, India-Latin America ties remain relatively limited.

Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ MVIRDC WTC Mumbai's On Trade Journal

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A Rough Road Ahead for China-Latin America Relations?

Xi’s work report, which was delivered during the Party Congress, and Chinese officials’ interpretations of it, will shape the country’s domestic and foreign policy in the coming months and years, and, though not expressly focused on China’s plans for overseas engagement, will also have major implications for Latin America and other regions.

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ A Belt & Rough Road?: China-Latin America Relations

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On the Uruguay-China FTA: Q&A with Nicolás Albertoni

In July, Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou announced the completion of a joint feasibility study with China on a potential bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries.

Nicolás Albertoni, Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes

Interviews ˙

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On Future Colombia-China Relations: Q&A with David Castrillón-Kerrigan

For additional insight on prospects for future China-Colombia relations, we spoke with David Castrillón-Kerrigan, research professor at the Universidad Externado de Colombia’s School of Finance, Government, and International Relations.

David Castrillón-Kerrigan, Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes

Interviews ˙

China and Ecuador Flags

On the Ecuador-China Debt Deal: Q&A with Augusto de la Torre

In September 2022, Ecuador and China reached an agreement this week to restructure $4.4 billion of Ecuador’s debt with Chinese banks, which is estimated to provide $1.4 billion worth of debt relief to Ecuador through 2025.

Augusto de la Torre, Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes,

Interviews ˙

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How Much Will Protests Threaten Mining Investment?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on how protests in Peru will affect mining investment from countries like China.

Sergio Bitar, Margaret Myers, Jiang Shixue, Maiah Jaskoski, Patricia I. Vásquez, R. Kirk Sherr, Lawrence J. Gumbiner

Latin America Advisor ˙

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What Role for China’s Policy Banks in LAC?

Again this year, China’s policy banks—China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export-Import Bank of China (Eximbank)—issued no new finance to Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) governments or state-run companies, according to findings from the Inter-American Dialogue’s Asia and Latin America Program and the Boston University Global Development Policy Center (GDP). 

Margaret Myers, Rebecca Ray

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Toward Pandemic Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean—Exploring New Dimensions of Japan-US-LAC Interregional Cooperation

On December 16, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with the Japan Association of Latin America and the Caribbean, held a public meeting titled “Toward Pandemic Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean—Exploring New Dimensions of Japan-US-LAC Interregional Cooperation,” to consider prospects for enhanced Latin American, Caribbean, Japanese, and US collaboration in support of regional recovery and sustainable development.

Margaret Myers

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