China-Latin America Relations

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China Issues Regulatory Requirements for Cuban Honey

China's Customs recently issued regulatory requirements for imports of honey from Cuba, after the two nations agreed to promote trade last month. This follows a decline of bilateral trade in recent years.

Briefing Paper for European Parliament Looks at Trade Aspects of China's Presence in Latin America and Caribbean

A recently published briefing paper entitled "Trade Aspects of China’s Presence in Latin America and Caribbean," requested by the European Parliament's International Trade Committee, examines the role of China in these regions and proposes EU responses.

China and El Salvador Start Trade Talks

This week, China and El Salvador announced that they will start the negotiations for a trade agreement. This will be the fourth set of trade talks between a Latin American country and China that have begun this year, as China's trade with the region has been growing steadily.

Senate Committee Examines China's Role in Latin America and the Caribbean

Last week, a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on China's Role in Latin America and the Caribbean. In this piece we highlight the parts of the discussion most closely connected to economic issues in the region.

Secretary of State Blinken and Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Comment on U.S.-China Competition in Latin America

At a press conference [https://www.state.gov/secretary-antony-j-blinken-and-ecuadorian-foreign-minister-mauricio-montalvo-at-a-joint-press-availability/] during a visit to Ecuador, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his counterpart Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Mauricio Montalvo were asked about U.S.-China economic competition in the region. Montalvo emphasized that "as the United States has commercial relations

Republican Members of Congress Press USTR on China's Economic Role in Latin America/Caribbean

Thirteen Republican members of the House of Representatives -- a list of these members is included at the end of this piece -- sent a letter [https://crawford.house.gov/uploadedfiles/scan.pdf] to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai expressing concern about "the growing influence and intensified engagement of

Senator Durbin on China’s Influence in Latin America

On July 13, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) spoke [https://www.congress.gov/117/crec/2021/07/13/167/122/CREC-2021-07-13-pt1-PgS4837-4.pdf] on the Senate floor about China’s growing economic influence in Latin America: > Mr. DURBIN. Mr. President, last night I had an interesting dinner. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware
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