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China na América Latina: uma análise da perspectiva dos investimentos diretos estrangeiros

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  • Barbi, Fernando Carvalhaes
  • Brito, Márcio Holland de

This work discusses the dynamics of China's outward foreign direct investments, particularly those destined to South America. After more than three decades of intensive economic growth and a sound increase in its share in world trade, the Chinese economy is increasing investments abroad. The Chinese trade movement in South America has substantially changed the importance of the region's traditional trade partners and affected the Brazilian influence over the region. The inflow of Chinese direct investment, although still tiny, points out towards a similar path of influence, especially in the exploitation of raw materials and food. Hence, China reinforces both by trade and investment inflows, the region's economies characteristic reliance on the supply of primary products

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Paper provided by FGV/EESP - Escola de Economia de São Paulo, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil) in its series Textos para discussão with number 247.

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Date of creation: 15 Mar 2010
Handle: RePEc:fgv:eesptd:247
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  1. Eliana Cardoso & Márcio Holland, 2010. "South America for the Chinese?: A Trade-Based Analysis," OECD Development Centre Working Papers 289, OECD Publishing.
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