Colombian President Gustavo Petro’s visit to Beijing in October amounted to a notable — if quite small — step forward for China and Colombia.
Ten years on, how has the BRI evolved? And what should we expect from the initiative as it enters its second decade?
Margaret Myers wrote for the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Weekly Asado on Chinese companies’ continued investment in energy generation and transmission in the LAC region.
Insights from Inter-American Dialogue Research Fellow Bruno Binetti on prospects for future Sino-Argentine relations.
On September 14, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue and the Chile Pacific Foundation co-hosted a webinar titled “Competing Visions for Economic & Security Partnership in the Pacific—What Role for LAC?”
On April 12, the Inter-American Dialogue and Boston University Global Development Policy Center co-hosted a public event to consider key trends in China-Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) economic relations.
Myers: “We are seeing…an absolute proliferation of activity in the delivery of [China’s Digital Silk Road in LAC].”
Margaret Myers remarks on China’s Digital Silk Road developments in Latin America and the Caribbean.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the tightening of economic cooperation between China and Argentina.
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.
Shifter: “We have seen the United States increasingly withdrawn from the region and a lot of attention being diverted elsewhere”
Michael Shifter, President of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by CGTN about the relations between China and Latin American countries. The conversation covered a wide array of topics ranging from the recent bilateral meetings that Chinese President Xi Jinping held with Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso, as well as the stark contrast between Chinese and US influence in the Americas.
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.
In an interview BBC’s The Real Story, Margaret Myers considered prospects for US-China-Latin America relations in the coming years, taking into account global trends and the Biden administration’s likely take on China’s growing global role.
Brazil and China would have much to gain by adopting a shared commitment to social and environmental sustainability.
Panelists expected Chinese involvement in a wide range of LAC sectors in the coming months and years.
China has become an essential, reliable partner for Latin American nations, while the United States, under the Trump Adminstration, has alienated itself away from longtime regional partners.