For decades, Japan has been an important trading partner, lender, investor, and provider of official development assistance in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Although growth is slowing on both sides of the Pacific, Japan would appear committed to continued economic engagement with the region.
Japan is upgrading its relations with Latin America with a focus on innovation, sustainable infrastructure and value chain development.
Japan has launched a new phase in its relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.
Central America and the Caribbean are receiving more attention from Japan, whether at the policy level or among Japan’s private sector.