Across Latin America, the sustained decline in global oil prices has had a profound impact on economic growth, political stability and the viability of resource nationalism – when governments assert more control over the nation’s natural resources.
What does China stand to gain from investing in Latin America’s energy projects? Where is China looking next in the region?
The US’ standing as the main consumer of Latin America’s oil exports is unraveling as China emerges as a major consumer of global oil supplies.
Estimates of the volume, composition, and characteristics of Chinese lending to the region since 2005.