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.
Testimony by Program Director Margaret Myers on China’s Role in Latin America and the Caribbean to Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Again this year, China’s policy banks—China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export-Import Bank of China (Eximbank)—issued no new finance to Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) governments or state-run companies, according to findings from the Inter-American Dialogue’s Asia and Latin America Program and the Boston University Global Development Policy Center (GDP).
Toward Pandemic Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean—Exploring New Dimensions of Japan-US-LAC Interregional Cooperation
On December 16, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with the Japan Association of Latin America and the Caribbean, held a public meeting titled “Toward Pandemic Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean—Exploring New Dimensions of Japan-US-LAC Interregional Cooperation,” to consider prospects for enhanced Latin American, Caribbean, Japanese, and US collaboration in support of regional recovery and sustainable development.
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.
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.
In Latin America, China’s insurers are working to mitigate trade risks and support the broader needs of the many Chinese companies developing the Belt and Road Initiative.