Venezuela accounts for roughly half of China’s total financing in Latin America. China’s state banks have pledged about $50 billion dollars in loans to Caracas since 2006, many of ...
With presidential elections on the horizon, great uncertainty surrounds the future of Brazil’s energy policy. A new report from the Inter-American Dialogue finds that, in the face of many barriers to investment — from price controls and stringent local content stipulations to a lack of familiarity with local market dynamics — Chinese investors are moving at a […]
This article is the first in a four-part series on Chinese mining engagement in Latin America, which coincides with the launch of a new report authored by Iacob Koch-Weser. Koch-Weser’s report provides the first-ever, comprehensive overview of recent findings on China’s mining activity in the region. It is the product of an extensive review of recent Chinese, English, Spanish […]
We pleased to circulate a new study released by the Integration and Trade Sector of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). In the report, authors Theodore Kahn, Mauricio Mesquita Moreira and André Soares examine Latin American and Caribbean investment in China and evaluate policy options for further internationalization of Latin American firms. Main findings include the […]