Asia-Latin America: Damaged goods

Asia-Latin America: Damaged goods

Asia Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

By Ivan CastanoThat Asia's rise has been transformative for Latin America is nothing new. As the main source of growth for the region's exports, trade with Asia has meant high growth for many countries across Latin America – in many cases, without the need for measures to boost productivity. But companies and investors are now urging authorities in Latin America to do more to shift the pattern of commerce, while improving the quality of trade and investment between the regions – especially as demand grows for competitive manufactured goods and not just raw materials. Trade between the two regions hit $442 billion in 2011, according to the Inter-American Development Bank, and is poi

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