[gdlr_notification icon="icon-flag" type="color-background" background="#fbb034" color="#ffffff"]The most important business forum between Korea and Latin America and the Caribbean was held in Seoul on October 23 and 24. Inter-American Development Bank authorities, the Ministry of Strategy and Finance, the Korean Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and Eximbank … [Read more...] about Korea and LAC: New Frontiers in the Asia-Latin American Relationship
Over the last month, news on the Brazilian energy sector revolved around two mega-operations involving Chinese capital: the purchase of CPFL by the State Grid Corporation of China and that of Duke Energy by the China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG). These investments have increased the standing of the two companies in their respective areas: State Grid now distributes 20% of … [Read more...] about The interest of Chinese Electricity Companies in Brazil
From the perspective of Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) trade, the first decade of the 21st century was all about Asia. Driven by China’s strong growth and soaring demand for natural resources, trade between LAC and Asia grew at an annual average rate of 24 percent between 2003 and 2011. However, this once-dynamic relationship has now encountered serious headwinds. Trade … [Read more...] about How trade, investment and cooperation between Japan and Latin America and the Caribbean can inspire our future trade relationship with Asia
The 10th China-LAC Business Summit, organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) will start this Friday, October 14, in Tangshan, China. The summit aims to strengthen and expand trade relations between China, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) with panel discussions by business executives and … [Read more...] about How Can Latin America and the Caribbean Improve Trade Relations with China?
In 1976, each Chinese citizen was earning US$ 160 a year on average. Forty years later the same annual income is US$ 4,000: it multiplied itself by 25. The question for Latin America is immediate: how did they do it? Other remarkable details of China's development: migration from the countryside to cities led to build 100 cities with capacity to accommodate at least one million … [Read more...] about Innovation and export diversification: how to renew the regional agenda with China