Analysis

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.

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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Laying Cable

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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Going Out, Guaranteed: Chinese Insurers in Latin America

In Latin America, China’s insurers are working to mitigate trade risks and support the broader needs of the many Chinese companies developing the Belt and Road Initiative.

Margaret Myers

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Myers: “China tiene intereses en proyectos de infraestructura que tendrían una potencial aplicación estratégica”

Margaret Myers, directora del programa de Asia y América Latina del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con el program 8 En Punto del canal salvadoreño Teleprensa 33. En esta entrevista se habló acerca de las relaciones entre China y América Latina y la experiencia de países que han pactado acuerdos de cooperación con este país asiático.

Margaret Myers

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China’s Influence in Latin America

As the rivalry between the United States and China escalates, ABC News Australia spoke with Margaret Myers, Director of the Asia & Latin America Program, regarding the implications of Sino-American competition in Latin America and China’s strategy towards the region.

Margaret Myers

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Dialogues on the Hill

Congressional Staff Briefing: China’s Covid-19 Engagement with Latin America

On July 8, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a congressional staff briefing on China’s Covid-19 engagement with Latin America. Panelists discussed developments in Chinese diplomacy in the Latin American region, both before and amid the pandemic.

Sofia Lalinde, Noelle Whitman

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