What does China stand to gain from investing in Latin America’s energy projects? Where is China looking next in the region?
With the recent decline in commodity prices, why have some countries have fared better than others?
The question of transparency and fairness will be paramount for both the political stability of Venezuela and the rest of 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 conversation with Luis Vicente León
Estimates of the volume, composition, and characteristics of Chinese lending to the region since 2005.
China’s economic footprint in the region is expanding at a rapid pace. Can Latin American societies keep up?
How will increasing Asian investment in Latin America influence economics and politics in the region?
For anyone following Venezuela’s unending tragedy, the sentencing of Leopoldo López to nearly 14 years in prison was hardly surprising.
No end in sight for Venezuela
As global oil prices collapsed over the last two years, regional governments have started to lose their leverage in the energy industry. To attract international investors, they must offer increasingly favorable terms, which means ceding more of their own control.
Venezuela’s oil industry has been in decline for years due to mismanagement and lack of investment. But this year, the industry’s problems seem to have multiplied as a result of the sharp decline in global oil prices.
There is little doubt that Venezuela’s crises have multiplied and become more serious since Chavez’s death nearly two years ago.
How the State Wrecked the Oil Sector—and How to Save It
A discussion on the future of Mercosur with the Minister of Finance, Deputy Minister of Finance, and Ambassador to the US