Over the past two decades, China's presence in Latin America has experienced a remarkable surge, with Chinese state firms becoming significant investors in the region's energy, infrastructure, and space sectors. South America now sees China as its top trading partner, second only to the United States for Latin America as a whole. And the recent diplomatic switch of Honduras from Taipei to Beijing is also indicative of China's growing influence in the region.
Join us for a discussion with Margaret Myers, an expert on China and Latin America, and Director of the Asia & Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue. Ms. Myers will provide invaluable insights into the evolving landscape of China's influence in Latin America and its broader impact on global geopolitics.
This event offers a unique opportunity to gain a deeper understanding and awareness of the geopolitical dynamics at play and how China's actions in Latin America may affect regional and international relations. Don't miss this critical discussion with a leading expert. Register now to secure your spot.
Why is this Important for Arizona?
Arizona has significant trade relations with Latin American countries, particularly Mexico. China's expanding presence in the region and its role as a significant trading partner could have implications for Arizona's trade and economic interests in the region. Understanding China's actions and intentions in Latin America can help Arizona businesses and policymakers make informed decisions and develop strategies for economic cooperation.