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For a quality leap in business relations between China and Latin America and the Caribbean


  • Osvaldo Rosales


This paper examines the economic and trade relations between China and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). It analizes the current role of China in the world economy and the outlook for growth in the Chinese economy and its impact on global trade. Based on this, the article presents the main data of the growing presence of China in the international trade map of LAC and the evolution of Chinese FDI in the region. The article concludes with a set of recommendations aimed at improving the quality of economic and commercial links between China and LAC. Particular emphasis is given to the LAC's exports diversification oriented to China and Chinese investment's attraction oriented to manufactures, services and infrastructure.

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  • Osvaldo Rosales, 2013. "For a quality leap in business relations between China and Latin America and the Caribbean," RSCAS Working Papers PP2013/12, European University Institute.
  • Handle: RePEc:rsc:rsceui:pp2013/12

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    Exports; China; Latin America; regional data; trade relations;

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