LATIN AMERICA-CHINA INVESTMENT GUIDE: Evolving partnership

LATIN AMERICA-CHINA INVESTMENT GUIDE: Evolving partnership

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Latin America and China seemed to make the perfect pair years ago. China’s economy was booming and it had a seemingly insatiable appetite for raw materials. While the Latin American continent, well endowed with natural resources and in constant need of new sources of economic growth, was an ideal match.China’s frenetic urbanization sucked in Latin America’s ample supplies of copper, iron ore and soybeans. The country increased imports from Latin America seven-fold between 1999 and 2004, according to IMF data.The relationship also comprised a fair amount of give-and-take. Goods and services increasingly flowed from China to Latin America, as Latin America’s emerging middle class became a targ

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