A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on current candidates in the running to lead the Inter-American Development Bank.
China came to the rescue in Latin America and the Caribbean after the Global Financial Crisis. Can it do so again?
The year 2019 was among the lowest on record for Chinese state-to-state finance in Latin America, with only approximately $1.1 billion in loans from China Development Bank and China Eximbank to Latin American governments and state-owned enterprises.
China and the Amazon: Toward a Framework for Maximizing Benefits and Mitigating Risks of Infrastructure Development
The emergence of China as a new economic partner presents trade offs for Amazon basin countries. Without special care to avoid and minimize ecological and social impacts, the costs of development run the risk of outweighing its gains.
China provided relatively little state finance to Latin America in 2018, but China remains a key source of credit for some countries in LAC.
Estima-se que a China tenha concedido empréstimos no valor aproximado de US$ 86 bilhões a países da América
Latina desde 2005. Esse montante é mais alto que o conjunto de empréstimos concedidos pelo Banco Mundial, o
Banco Inter-Americano de Desenvolvimento (BID) e o Banco de Exportação-Importação dos Estados Unidos (US Ex-Im Bank) nesse mesmo período.
Estimates of the volume, composition, and characteristics of Chinese lending to the region since 2005.
Since the global economic recession in 2008-09, several European countries have struggled with debt crises that many analysts have likened to Latin America’s struggles in past decades. What do the two situations have in common? What differentiates them?