Analysis

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Grading the Pacific Alliance—What Progress on Cross-Pacific Economic Connectivity?

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.

Steven Holmes

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On Lula’s Approach to Asia: Q&A with Karin Costa Vazquez

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.

Karin Costa Vazquez, Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes

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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

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

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.

David Castrillón-Kerrigan, Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes

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China-Latin America Economic Update

On April 12, the Inter-American Dialogue and Boston University Global Development Policy Center co-hosted a public event to consider key trends in China-Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) economic relations.

Dante Schulz

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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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