Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas
 

[i]AQ[/i] Q&A: Miguel Santillana and Cynthia Sanborn on Chinese Mining in Peru

What are the effects of China’s growing investments in Peruvian mining endeavors? AQ gets answers from Miguel Santillana, lead researcher of the Instituto del Perú at the Universidad de San Martín de Porres, and Cynthia Sanborn, director of the Universidad del Pacífico‘s Research Center. Mining, an industry that has been active since “pre-Inca ages” according … Read more

 

[i]AQ[/i] Up Close: East Meets South

Mexico’s Chinese population and links between the two cultures continue to grow as new business and trade opportunities bring the two countries together. In these “AQ Up Close” videos, Americas Quarterly speaks with the director and instructor of the Instituto Confucio (Confucius Institute) in Mexico City about the linguistic interest that Mexicans are displaying toward … Read more

 

IPOS: The boom in emerging equity markets

Initial public offerings (IPO) worldwide raised a record level of capital in 2007—driven in large part by emerging markets that increasingly list companies on their own exchanges. China remains the undisputed leader, with Indian and Russian stock markets—thanks to “mega” IPOs—returning impressive results. As a whole, equity market capitalization in Latin America is much smaller … Read more

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