On March 31, Foreign Policy cited the newly-released Inter-American Dialogue’s and Boston University Global Development Policy Center report on 2022 Chinese finance to LAC.
China’s development finance institutions demonstrated renewed interest in lending to LAC in 2022, issuing US$813 million in loans to three LAC governments or state institutions.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Honduras’ move to establish ties with China, which would imply a break with Taiwan.
Margaret Myers and Steven Holmes discuss developing trends in the India-LAC dynamic, including India’s appetite for crafting a regional foreign policy for Latin America and potential increased commercial competition with China in the region.
A recent Economist article discussing Sino-Argentine relations cited to commercial loan statistics from the Asia and Latin America Program’s China-Latin America Commercial Loans Tracker.
Margaret Myers, director of the Asia and Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, discusses the implications of a potential escalation in China-Taiwan relations for Latin America.
Margaret Myers, director of the Asia and Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, contrasts the reactions in the United States and Latin America to the Chinese balloon controversy.
Margaret Myers, director of the Asia and Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, considers how trends in China’s real estate sector will affect China-Latin America relations.
Insights from Inter-American Dialogue Research Fellow Bruno Binetti on prospects for future Sino-Argentine relations.
Sharing a selection of issues that the Latin America Advisor’s team felt covered especially important developments this year in Western Hemisphere affairs.
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.
On December 1, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue, East Consulting, and Cámara de Comercio Peruano-China cohosted a webinar titled “Grading the Pacific Alliance—What Progress on Cross-Pacific Economic Connectivity?” This event considered emerging developments within the Pacific Alliance, the bloc’s cross-Pacific engagement with Asia, and the level of Asian overseas investment in Pacific Alliance member nations.
Insights from Karin Costa Vazquez on Lula’s recent re-election and its significance for Brazil’s relations with its Asian partners and in multilateral institutions.
Latinoamérica seguirá siendo un proveedor esencial de materias primas para China, un mercado destacado para sus tecnologías y una región clave para su política exterior.
Xi’s work report, which was delivered during the Party Congress, and Chinese officials’ interpretations of it, will shape the country’s domestic and foreign policy in the coming months and years, and, though not expressly focused on China’s plans for overseas engagement, will also have major implications for Latin America and other regions.