Chinese finance to Latin America neared $30 billion in 2015. The region has received upwards of $125 billion in finance from Chinese policy banks since 2005.
The Continued Growth of Family Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2015
The US visit of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff nine months ago, as it turned out, had little consequence.
Electric vehicles are a critical part of a clean transport agenda, but strong policy incentives are needed to promote widespread EV adoption in Latin America.
China is looking for new agricultural investment opportunities in Latin America, but not necessarily for large tracts of land.
Conflicts over energy and natural resources are leading to social turmoil and posing serious challenges for investment projects all over Latin America.
On February 16th the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a discussion on remittance flows to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2015.
Facing growing competition for a shrinking US market, Latin American crude oil producers are being forced to seek new export markets.
Given their close proximity to the United States, LAC countries are well-positioned to capitalize on the surplus of US gas exports and current buyer’s market.
What actions should governments in the region be taking in light of China’s changing role in the global economy?
What do countries in Latin America need to do to get their economies back on track? What is the economic outlook for the region in 2016?
In 2014, remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean grew 4%, reaching at least $62.3 billion.
What are the main challenges US banks must overcome in order to do business in Cuba?
Think-tank Inter-American Dialogue recently held a closed-door event which brought together Colombia’s new mines and energy minister, Tomás González, with CEOs, industry association heads and regulators.
In the first of a two-part series, Inter-American Dialogue’s energy, climate change and extractive industries program director Lisa Viscidi talks to BNamericas about how the Colombian government is looking to increase oil reserves and maintain competitiveness as Mexico opens its hydrocarbons market.
Latin America can expect both continuity and divergence from Chinese actors in the coming years.