What actions should governments in the region be taking in light of China’s changing role in the global economy?
Despite slowing economic growth in China, the country’s banks remain a primary source of finance for certain Latin American nations.
China has rapidly emerged as the world’s leading consumer and importer of minerals.
CARI, el Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales, organizó una conversación virtual entre José Octavio Bordón y Michael Shifter, donde hablaron sobre la política de Estados Unidos hacia América Latina, en especial hacia Brasil y Argentina, la actitud de Donald Trump hacia China y el funcionamiento del sistema político en…
Latin America After Covid-19: Just as Heterogeneous, Fragmented, and Irrelevant as Before…So Now What?
How does the Covid-19 pandemic affect Latin America’s insertion with the world? Andrés Malamud explored this topic in the book ‘Unfulfilled Promises’ in 2019. Today he reflects on how the pandemic has changed none of the trends he then identified. Rather, it has highlighted all of them: at the global level, we witness increasing multipolarity, failure of multilateral cooperation, and a Sino-American power transition; in Latin America, we observe structural heterogeneity, political fragmentation, and geopolitical irrelevance. Let us elaborate.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on Latin American and Caribbean countries’ perceptions of China amid rising global competition.
On September 29, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a wide-ranging conversation with Luis Alberto Moreno, the outgoing president of the Inter-American Development Bank, in recognition of his productive collaboration with the Dialogue and his contributions to our mission for more than two decades. Over 45 Dialogue members convened to listen to Moreno’s perspectives as he reached the end of his 15 years as president of the IDB.
Fear mongering about China’s intentions in Latin America is misguided. The Chinese government is focused on better economic ties and development cooperation.
On May 24, Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, participated in a seminar organized by the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University where the state of domestic and US foreign affairs was discussed.
U.S. interests in Latin America—including vis-à-vis China—are best served by strengthening U.S.-Latin America ties, rather than highlighting China’s flaws.
Myers: “The [partnership] categories represent the extent to which a country prioritizes its relationship with China”
Margaret Myers, director of the Inter-American Dialogue’s Asia and Latin America Program, spoke with Newsweek about China’s extensive network of partnerships with countries from around the world and the system with which the People’s Republic ranks them.
Durante la reciente visita presidencial a Pekín, la Argentina adhirió formalmente a la Iniciativa de la Franja y la Ruta de China, conocida como BRI, por sus siglas en inglés. Es una buena oportunidad para analizar los alcances y límites de esta iniciativa, aclarando algunos malentendidos que podrían llevar a conclusiones simplistas o equivocadas.
Nominated as one of Global Americans’ 2018 New Generation of Public Intellectuals, Margaret Myers spoke with Global Americans.
How are China’s cooling economy and the trade war affecting Latin American countries?