La fuerte disminución en el 2017 se debe a que los bancos estatales chinos se abstuvieron de hacer préstamos a Venezuela, de lejos el mayor receptor de financiamiento del gigante asiático en la región desde el 2005.
Chinese investment and lending in the region declined last year, in part reflecting skittishness over the deteriorating situation in Venezuela. Despite the drop, Chinese state-to-state finance continues to outstrip the World Bank, IDB and CAF.
China’s record of lending in LAC continues to surpass that of other banks, even though policy banks issued only $9 billion to the region in 2017.
U.S. interests in Latin America—including vis-à-vis China—are best served by strengthening U.S.-Latin America ties, rather than highlighting China’s flaws.
This week, Latin America will convene in Chile for the Second China-CELAC Ministerial Forum. Margaret Myers, Director of the Dialogue’s Latin America and the World Program, speaks to CGTN on what to expect from the meeting.
On December 11, the Dialogue’s Latin America and the World program convened a panel of experts to consider Latin America’s potential role in the Belt and Road Initiative.
In recent months, Beijing has launched an unprecedented charm offensive in Mexico, including a series of investments and renewed talk of a bilateral trade pact, among other forms of outreach.
Margaret Myers, Directora del Programa de Latinoamérica y el Mundo, opina sobre la alianza de Venezuela con China y lo que significa esta para el panorama venezolano.
On October 17, the Inter-American Dialogue, JALAC, COMEXI, COMCE, and the Embassy of Japan in Mexico, held a public meeting to examine developments in Japan’s long-standing relationship with Mexico.
Analyzing Panama’s shifting foreign policy and economic ties, CGTN’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Margaret Myers, director of the Latin America and the World Program at the Inter-American Dialogue.
An overview of trade relations between Latin America and individual East Asian nations.
The year 2016 was the third highest on record for Chinese state-to-state finance in Latin America.
The likelihood that the U.S. will play a diminishing role in economic and political affairs in places like Brazil and Colombia has given Asian nations an opening to assert greater influence.