The year 2019 was among the lowest on record for Chinese state-to-state finance in Latin America, with only approximately $1.1 billion in loans from China Development Bank and China Eximbank to Latin American governments and state-owned enterprises.
What will be the coronavirus outbreak’s global economic fallout, and how will such trends affect Latin American and Caribbean economies?
How has the role of the military changed in Latin American countries over the past year, and is it a cause for concern?
Upgrading China-Southern Cone Agro-Industrial Relations: Recommendations for the Public and Private Sectors
Much could be gained from a coordinated, multi-dimensional strategy aimed at upgrading the trade-based and other aspects of the China-Southern Cone agro-industrial dynamic.
Dual education can be a powerful tool for bridging the skills gap by making education more relevant to market needs, fostering closer public-private collaboration, and providing youth with concrete skills and work experience.
On December 13, 2019 the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with International Institute for Democracy and Election Assistance (IDEA) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), hosted “Is Democracy in Trouble? Latin America in Global Perspective”, an event to launch IDEA’s The Global State of Democracy 2019 Report: Addressing the Ills, Reviving the Promise.
Top content from the weekly Energy Advisor publications this year.
A wide variety of factors—domestic and external—will shape 5G deployment in the Latin American region over the next few years.
What are the biggest takeaways from Uruguay’s election? What challenges will the eventual winner need to address first as Uruguay’s next president? What will the closer-than-expected election result mean for the next president’s ability to govern and set his own agenda?
Who is teaching English as a second language in Latin American? This report breaks down who teachers are, what their training is and what could be improved.
Are there common trends that can be identified among the different protests sweeping the region?
CSR is a topic of interest for many of China’s major overseas investors. New Chinese progress on CSR will be critical, especially as companies look to grow their extractive sector investments and extend the BRI beyond the Eurasian region.
De-risking – which involves the cancellation of correspondent relationships by large international banks – has slowed on a global level, However, the threat remains in the Latin America and Caribbean region.
2019 marks the first year since new leaders in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico took office. We can now see more clearly the way their policy decisions have affected the energy sector and opportunities for investment. Meanwhile, Argentina holds presidential elections later this month. Venezuela, in turn, faces a worsening economic crisis as oil production plummets. Industry experts, government officials, and corporate representatives convened to discuss these issues and their regional impacts on October 2 at the Inter-American Dialogue.