China represents the world’s largest auto market, and in 2009 surpassed Japan to become the world’s leading auto producer. Although only 4 percent of Chinese cars are exported, trade in ...
The Inter-American Dialogue’s China and Latin America program is pleased to provide monthly reports on China’s media coverage of Latin America. Though still relatively limited, Chinese media reporting on Latin America has expanded in recent years. Coverage generally highlights economic opportunities in the region, high-level visits, as well as security and other challenges in certain […]
A near doubling in China’s electricity demand over the past decade has fueled rapid development of the country’s hydropower industry. By the end of 2012 hydropower accounted for 22 percent of China’s power generation. And since the inauguration of the government’s “going out” strategy, China has become a global leader in the financing and construction […]
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s tour of Latin America this summer will be the first Japanese state visit to the region in a decade. The last visit took place in 2004, when Junichiro Koizumi met with Mexican president Vicente Fox, Brazil’s president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and attended the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ […]
Chinese activity in Brazilian energy remains mostly concentrated in the oil sector, according to participants at the Inter-American Dialogue’s China-Brazil Energy Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Organized with the generous support of the Alcoa Foundation, the May 20th session was co-hosted by the China-Brazil Business Council and the Federacao das Industrias do Estado de Sao Paulo (FIESP). […]