Asia & Latin America


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China y América Latina, ‘terra ignota’

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.

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Política Exterior

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Toward Stronger India-Latin America Economic Relations?

Despite much talk of enhanced Indian engagement with the region over the past decade, India-Latin America ties remain relatively limited.

Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ MVIRDC WTC Mumbai's On Trade Journal

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A Rough Road Ahead for China-Latin America Relations?

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.

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ A Belt & Rough Road?: China-Latin America Relations

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On the Uruguay-China FTA: Q&A with Nicolás Albertoni

In July, Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou announced the completion of a joint feasibility study with China on a potential bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries.

Nicolás Albertoni, Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes

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On Future Colombia-China Relations: Q&A with David Castrillón-Kerrigan

For additional insight on prospects for future China-Colombia relations, we spoke with David Castrillón-Kerrigan, research professor at the Universidad Externado de Colombia’s School of Finance, Government, and International Relations.

David Castrillón-Kerrigan, Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes

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On the Ecuador-China Debt Deal: Q&A with Augusto de la Torre

In September 2022, Ecuador and China reached an agreement this week to restructure $4.4 billion of Ecuador’s debt with Chinese banks, which is estimated to provide $1.4 billion worth of debt relief to Ecuador through 2025.

Augusto de la Torre, Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes

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China-Latin America Economic Update

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.

Dante Schulz

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