The most important realignment in the last 200 years

China upended the Latin American competitive landscape. Interview with Chilean ambassador to China, Jorge Heine. The changes in the China-Latin America relations in the past 20 years, have induced a major revolution: “The most important realignment in the last 200 years,” said Chilean ambassador to China, Jorge Heine addressing attendees at the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Latin American Program of the Wilson Center, in Washington D.C. Two-century old commercial ties between Latin America, the U.S. and Europe were reshaped forever in this century. China became the number one trade partner for Brazil, Chile and Peru. “Chile exports twice as much to China than to the U.S.; 25 percent of our exports go to China,” he stated. It’s […]

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