October 17, 2019 |
More than a year into the US-China trade war, the global economic casualties continue to mount. Less visible is how the hostile trade environment is shifting long established trading patterns as countries seek to minimize economic consequences, betting that newfound markets and products may provide long-term benefits.
That’s no more apparent than in Chile. From new trade agreements to expanding agricultural production, the Andean country is scrambling to identify new exports and trading partners to offset the trade war’s consequences, at least partially.
And with good reason. With the exception of tiny Suriname, no other Latin American nation is more dependent on exports to China, which acco
The Andean country is exploring new exports as the US-China trade war deepens and the Chinese economy slows