A Latin America Advisor piece covering Ecuador’s expected free trade agreement with the United States in the context of continued geopolitical tensions with China.
Augusto de la Torre analyzes the Ecuador-China agreement to restructure $4.4 billion of Ecuador’s debt with Chinese banks.
On April 16, the Inter-American Dialogue had the honor of hosting President Lenín Moreno of Ecuador during his visit to the United States. President Moreno provided insight into the steps his government is taking to resolve the countries fiscal deficit and his administration’s work with multilateral institutions, among other topics.
Despite slowing economic growth in China, the country’s banks remain a primary source of finance for certain Latin American nations.