Petrobras receives $5bn loan from Chinese development bank

Brazil China Bonds

The 10-year financing deal comes as Petrobras also agrees to sell 100,000 barrels of oil a day for a decade to three Chinese firms

ODS nears IECSA sale

Argentina China Economy & Policy

Chinese state-owned enterprises show interest in buying the Argentine construction company, sources say

BRF lines up China investment

Brazil China Equity

Brazilian meatpacker will buy $20m in shares from Cofco Meat’s upcoming IPO

Brazil, China team up to create $20bn infrastructure investment fund

Brazil China Structured Finance

Chinese capital will contribute $15bn, while up to $5bn will come from Brazil

Brazil, China form infra fund

Bonds Structured Finance Brazil

Chinese capital will contribute $15bn to the fund, while up to $5bn will come from Brazil

CAF eyes Panda bonds

Bonds Structured Finance Colombia

Latin American development bank approaches the PBoC over a possible renminbi-denominated onshore bond

Odebrecht, Cemig eye $3bn Santo Antonio sale

Brazil China M&A

Chinese buyers heard to be in talks for the Brazilian hydropower generator

State Grid aims for controlling stake in CPFL

Brazil China M&A

Chinese power company could buy another 44.5% of the Brazilian energy firm by early October, sources say

LATAM-CHINA OUTLOOK: A dynamic relationship


As China’s economy shifts focus, its role in Latin America’s growth is evolving. Now the region must change its exports and interactions to take advantage

Interview: Minas Buenaventura CEO Roque Benavides on China’s metals appetite

Project & Infrastructure Finance Interviews China

China’s vast infrastructure requirements are set to continue stoking demand from Latin America’s miners, says the chief executive of Minas Buenaventura

CHINA LOANS: Old flame

Loans Economy & Policy China

China’s policy lenders have been key to projecting the country’s economic influence in Latin America even as it pursues a renewed strategic focus on Asia. By Tom Nelthorp...

CHINA FDI: Buy and hold

Project & Infrastructure Finance China

Brazilian infrastructure is ready to snag the region’s biggest Chinese investments to date. Colombia, Peru and even Mexico are poised to do okay as well. By Ivan Castano

Cabei issues more offshore renminbi bonds

Central America Honduras Asia

Central American development bank taps Taiwanese and Hong Kong-based investors for latest cross-border deal

Fosun buys Rio Bravo Investimentos

Brazil Asia China

Chinese conglomerate makes debut investment in Latin America

Duke Energy’s LatAm sale enters second phase

Argentina Brazil Chile

US energy company has shortlisted at least six bidders for its Latin American assets, sources say