Chinese solar energy company to increase its commercial relations with Latin America
Chinese company Ginlong Technologies (Solis) announced that in 2022, it will expand its presence in Latin America by opening offices in Argentina, Chile, Peru, and the Dominican Republic as new markets for its clean energy generation products.
2020: A decisive year the PRC’s digital diplomacy in Latin America and the Caribbean
At the end of 2020, Fundación Andrés Bello published a study titled (China’s communication with foreign audiences). The purpose of the research was to analyze the impact of the declaration of a global health emergency on the digital diplomacy of the People’s Republic of China in Latin America and the Caribbean during the first half of 2020. This document addresses the continuation of that study, extending the research period to December 31, 2020.
Chinese trade sets its sights on Latin America and the Caribbean
A study conducted by researchers at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile reveals that China’s relations with Latin America and the Caribbean are becoming increasingly closer. The study highlights that in recent decades investments made by the Asian country in the region have increased from $7 billion to $64 billion and that in the next few years.
XIV China – Latin America and the Caribbean Business Summit
The annual XIV China-Latin America and the Caribbean Business Summit, first held in 2007, was held this year on November 16 and 17, in the city of Chongqing. The Summit connected Chinese and Latin American businesspeople in a context of economic cooperation.
Xi Jinping attends the Economic Leaders’ Meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC)
The Forum’s 28th Economic Leaders’ Meeting was held on November 12, with the online presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The President’s speech was based on five main points, all of which directly involved the Latin American countries that are part of the Forum.
III China – CELAC Political Parties Forum held in Beijing
The III China-CELAC Political Parties Forum was held in Beijing from November 30 to December 1 of 2021 to promote the exchange of political networks between China and Latin America, focusing on joining the efforts of political parties to build the China-CELAC shared future community.
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.
China Development Bank in Latin America and the Caribbean
The China Development Bank is a public financial institution that provides financing for infrastructure and energy development projects both within China and around the world. Nevertheless, the activities of this financial entity have been criticized by some social and environmental movements.
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.