China’s informal business culture finds a too-familiar environment in Latin America.
U.S. complacency toward China’s economic activities in the hemisphere is shortsighted.
A senior Shanghai scholar says China poses no threat to the region.
In the “new” developing world, China looks for trade partners—not revolutionary allies.
Unless the leadership in Beijing changes course, it faces increasing isolation. (video interview available)
The impact of Chinese exports on four countries in the region.

Colombian Foreign Affairs Minister María Angela Holguín and her Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolás Maduro, agreed on Monday to a three-month extension of bilateral trade preferences in the hope that a permanent agreement will be concluded by the end of January 2012.

Visiting Latin America this week, India’s Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia called for deepening India’s engagement with Latin America.


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