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.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Argentina’s debt restructuring efforts with the IMF.
On February 17, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private roundtable with Colombian Finance Minister José Manuel Restrepo. The discussion centered on the country’s economic outlook for the next year and the measures needed for it to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
Joyce Chang, chair of Global Research at J.P. Morgan, was named as one of Barron’s 100 Most Influential Women in US Finance.
China came to the rescue in Latin America and the Caribbean after the Global Financial Crisis. Can it do so again?
Future Chinese engagement with Latin America will be carefully justified on the basis of economic and/or political return on investment.
Panelists expected Chinese involvement in a wide range of LAC sectors in the coming months and years.
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.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s 2022 federal budget.