The Chinese are Coming!
Citi’s ambassador to China continues to bang the drum for LatAm. He is optimistic, especially about Asian investment in the region.
by James Crombie
Half a century in banking, Bill Rhodes made his name in
LatAm, a region that continues to captivate him. But far from
resting on the laurels of a highly distinguished career, Rhodes
remains as hands on, relevant and forward looking as
My whole career the springboard for it was Latin
America, Rhodes tells LatinFinance. While at college,
Rhodes spent the first two summers working on merchant ships
going plying the East and West Coasts to get to LatAm.
Latin Americas been in my blood so to speak since
Rhodes is quick to speak out if there is a problem. Months
before the subprime bomb went off, the senior vice-chairman at
Citigroup wrote an ill-received op-ed warning that trouble was
coming. Besides pushing free trade, the 72-year-old is still
trying to get the US government to take more of an interest in
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