China Development Bank and the Export-Import Bank of China issued no new finance to Latin American and Caribbean governments or state-run companies in 2020.
Panelists expected Chinese involvement in a wide range of LAC sectors in the coming months and years.
Future Chinese engagement with Latin America will be carefully justified on the basis of economic and/or political return on investment.
China came to the rescue in Latin America and the Caribbean after the Global Financial Crisis. Can it do so again?
Joyce Chang, chair of Global Research at J.P. Morgan, was named as one of Barron’s 100 Most Influential Women in US Finance.
De-risking – which involves the cancellation of correspondent relationships by large international banks – has slowed on a global level, However, the threat remains in the Latin America and Caribbean region.
On April 12, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with the Latin America Program at the Wilson Center, hosted a conversation with the current Minister of Finance and Public Credit of Colombia, Alberto Carrasquilla.
For decades, Japan has been an important trading partner, lender, investor, and provider of official development assistance in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Despite slowing growth on both sides of the Pacific, China’s policy bank finance to Latin America reached $30 billion in 2015.