The Heat: China-Latin America economic ties

The Heat

Economic ties between China and Latin America have grown exponentially over the last couple of decades.

The recent trade war between China and the United States has helped boost this partnership even more. But there are questions as to the long term benefits and risks of this situation.

CGTN’s Paulo Cabral reports from São Paulo.

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To discuss all of this:

  • Otaviano Canuto is a nonresident senior fellow at The Brookings Institution.
  • Eric Farnsworth is vice president of the Council of the Americas.
  • Jorge Heine is a professor of International Relations at Boston University and former Chilean Ambassador to China.
  • Jiang Shixue is the director of the Center for Latin America Studies at Shanghai University.

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