In an ongoing series examining the consequences of President Trump’s policies on the region, Kevin Gallagher looks at what this administration’s trade policies will mean for China’s influence in Latin America.
In the possible absence of leadership—political, economic and moral—from the north, will South American nations go their own ways? And will some take the risky strategy of tightening relations with China?
China’s engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean increasingly impacts the region, and by extension, the economic and security environment of the U.S. As such, China’s new document on its approach toward the region is important for policymakers, analysts and businessmen with an interest in that relationship. This article thus examines that document and provides recommendations for U.S. policymakers of how best to respond.
In a sad, predictable exercise China and Russia voted down a UNSC resolution to temporarily halt the bloodletting in Syria. One country from the hemisphere backed the China-Russia position; one did not.
Con el aumento del proteccionismo y el comercio internacional en descenso, nos encontramos frente a un cambio de época que puede generar un estancamiento generalizado de la economía internacional. ¿Qué se puede hacer para contrarrestar estas tendencias y retomar la senda del libre comercio?
Latin America is experiencing its worst economic growth — projected to be negative this year – since the lost decade of the 1980s. At this crucial time, the United States is turning its back and stepping backward from Latin America while China takes further steps forward in its economic relations with the region.
In October 2015, Bolivia’s president, Evo Morales, announced an unprecedented expansion of financial support by and economic engagement with China. The announcement was the culmination of a growing relationship between China and Bolivia which has begun to bear fruit.