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Sun, Jun 9, 2019

Trump’s risky trade game

The effectiveness of President Donald Trump’s unprecedented weaponization of tariffs in addressing non-trade issues is facing its most significant tests yet in Mexico and China.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

China Economy & Business

Thu, Jun 6, 2019

Shifting Dynamics: Chinese Investment in North America and Europe

On Thursday, June 6, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center partnered with its Global Business and Economics Program and Baker McKenzie to discuss the recent trends in Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) in North America and Europe. The event marked the launch of Baker McKenzie’s latest report, Chinese FDI: A New Reality. Driven […]

Event Recap by Lauren Molina

China Economy & Business

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Conference Call: Brazilian Vice President in China: A Turning Point for Brazil-China Relations?

President Jair Bolsonaro kicked off his 2018 presidential campaign claiming China was “buying Brazil.” Now, over 100 days into office, the Brazilian president has sought to soften his tone. Adopting a more moderate approach to China, President Bolsonaro will visit Asia’s great power later this year. Ahead of his official trip, Vice President Hamilton Mourão […]

Insights & Impact by Bridget Corna

Americas Brazil

Wed, May 22, 2019

Conference call: Brazilian VP in China: A turning point for Brazil-China relations?

Brazilian Vice President, Hamilton Mourão, was in China for a six-day trip ahead of President Jair Bolsonaro’s trip to the country later this year. The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center held a conference call just before the China–Brazil High-Level Cooperation and Commission (COSBAN) meeting to assess expectations and possible key outcomes to Brazil-China […]

Event Recap by Paulina Ornelas

Brazil China

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

President Iván Duque Márquez: Colombia’s domestic and regional opportunities and challenges

On Thursday, February 14, His Excellency Iván Duque Márquez, president of the Republic of Colombia, discussed Colombia’s ambitious agenda for transitional justice, economic reform, and regional leadership. Duque, who was sworn in as president of Colombia in August 2018, was interviewed by CNBC Contributor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center at the Atlantic […]

Event Recap by Chloe Zoeller, Katherine Pereira & Camila Hernandez

China Colombia

Mon, Dec 3, 2018

China- Latin America Trade at a Moment of Uncertainty: What Lies Ahead in 2019?

On December 3, 2018, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center gathered distinguished experts to discuss the US-China trade-and-investment relationship. It was the purpose of this forum to rigorously analyze and at times debate the tenuous relationship between the world’s two largest economies and formally introduce the report China-Latin America Trade at a Moment […]

Event Recap by Peter Ruvalcaba

China Latin America

Mon, Dec 3, 2018

Latin America-China trade and investment amid global tensions

In the context of high stakes global trade confrontations, there is a strong motivation for Latin America and China to explore fresh options to upgrade, diversify, and deepen their trade-and-investment relationship, not only to manage peril, but also to leverage new opportunities and strengthen economic cooperation.


China Latin America

Tue, Oct 23, 2018

Caught in the US-China trade crossfire, Latin America must walk a fine line

Even as some Latin American countries navigate potential upsides in shifting markets and global supply chains, questions loom regarding the future of its commercial relations with the United States.

New Atlanticist by Domingo Sadurní García

China Latin America

Fri, May 11, 2018

Spiraling US-China trade tensions: What are the implications for Latin America and the world?

On Wednesday, May 9th, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, in partnership with HSBC, hosted an event titled “Spiraling US-China Trade Tensions and the Implications for Latin America and the World.”  The event featured a keynote conversation with former US Secretary of Defense William Cohen, moderated by […]

Event Recap by Sean Miner

China Latin America

Wed, May 9, 2018

Infographics on Latin America-China trade: An asymmetric tale

Over the past decade, Latin America has vastly expanded its exports to China, which are now approximately $100 billion annually. These exports are primarily focused on raw goods and unprocessed goods, mainly: soybeans, iron ore, crude oil, and copper.

Article by Sean Miner

China Economy & Business