China makes the best of the pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean
Economic and political ties between the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have significantly strengthened over the last decade. Throughout the developed world, particularly in the United States, perceptions of China have worsened significantly in the wake of the pandemic.
Bolivia signs mining production contract with Chinese company
The Bolivian Mining Corporation (Comibol) and the Chinese company Phoenixminig S.A. signed a 15-year mining production contract on October 29 in the Amayapampa mining district in the municipality of Chayanta, Rafael Bustillo province in Potosí (Bolivia).
The changing phase of China’s lending practices in Latin America and the Caribbean
It is plausible that 2020 marked an inflection point in China’s relationship with Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). According to joint research between Boston University’s Global Development Policy Center and the Inter-American Dialogue, last year was the first time, since 2006, that Chinese policy banks did not extend new loans to LAC governments.