EE.UU.-China: el reloj corre, pero aún queda un espacio para resetear la relación

August 26, 2020

Once años atrás enseñé en la prestigiosa Universidad de Nankai bajo el programa de la Comisión Fulbright en China. En una de mis clases les pregunté a los estudiantes si creían que el desarrollo económico lleva a la democracia. Mi pregunta generó un debate infrecuente, lúcido y optimista sobre el futuro de China.

Latin American and Caribbean countries: From Import-oriented substitution strategy to Export-oriented industrialization

April 17, 2020

The aftermath of World War II and the Great depression in Latin America and Caribbean countries (LAC’s) industrialization was marked by an import-oriented strategy (ISI). However, as the international market recovered, countries in the LAC adopted a process of liberalization, that was accompanied by the robust implementation of an export-oriented industrialization strategy or (EOI). Briefly, we explain the two strategies, Import-oriented industrialization (ISI) and Export-oriented industrialization (EOI) in Latin American and Caribbean countries.

Symbolic power shift as China signs $1.4 billion contract with Panama

December 12, 2018

On Tuesday, December 6, news broke that the government of Panama had awarded a $1.4 billion contract to a Chinese consortium to initiate a new infrastructure project on the Panama Canal. The new contract will allow the Chinese consortium to begin construction of a massive bridge over the Panama Canal connecting Panama City to its western suburbs. This deal comes directly after Chinese president Xi Jinping paid a visit to Panama—the first Chinese leader ever to do so—during a 4-part tour to Spain, Argentina, Panama and Portugal. President Xi’s tour overlapped with the occurrence of this year’s G20 Summit in Buenos Aires.

The Likelihood of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Uruguay and China

December 4, 2017

Historically, Uruguay’s top trading partners have been its two neighboring countries, Brazil and Argentina. As a member of Mercosur, the Southern Cone Common Market, composed of many Latin American nations, the Pacific bordering nation has enjoyed elite trading opportunities between the other Mercosur members (Australian Government).


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