China's Growing Latin America Presence: 
The State of Play Ahead of President Xi's US Visit 

Keynote Closing Remarks:
Kurt Campbell
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
The Asia Group;
former Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
US Department of State

Speakers:
Martin Berardi
President
Latin American Steel Association

Bertrand Delgado
Emerging Markets Strategist
HSBC

Marcelo Ninio
Washington Correspondent and former Beijing Correspondent
Folha de S. Paulo

Enrique Dussel Peters
Professor and Coordinator, China-Mexico Studies Center
National Autonomous University of Mexico

Moderator:
Jason Marczak
Deputy Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center 
Atlantic Council

Welcome Remarks:
Peter Schechter 
Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center 
Atlantic Council

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One issue is unlikely to be on the table when Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with President Obama in Washington this month: China's increasingly close, and remarkably changing, relationship with Latin American and the Caribbean.
 
The commodities boom that powered much of the region's growth is over. What is the next phase of the relationship, and what are the implications for the United States and Europe?  
 
Join the Atlantic Council's Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center for the launch of China's Evolving Role in Latin America: Can it Be a Win-Win?. Atlantic Council author and renowned Mexico-based China-Latin America expert Enrique Dussel Peters provides a state of play of China's relationship with the region with a focus on Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, and Venezuela.  

Wednesday, 
September 16, 2015


Registration: 
8:30 a.m.

Discussion: 
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Pre-registration is required. 

A light breakfast will be served.


Atlantic Council  
1030 15th Street NW
12th Floor
Washington, DC 20005


About the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center
The Atlantic Council's Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center is dedicated to broadening awareness of the transformational political, economic, and social changes throughout Latin America. It is focused on bringing in new political, corporate, civil society, and academic leaders to change the fundamental nature of discussions on Latin America and to develop new ideas and innovative policy recommendations that highlight the region's potential as a strategic and economic partner for Europe, the United States, and beyond.

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