The recent launch of a customs union between Guatemala and Honduras marks a paradigm shift in region-building in the Americas. It may offer key lessons to other Latin American countries seeking to leverage their existing interdependence.
The potential U.S. leadership vacuum in economic and diplomatic matters may be filled by one-time Trans-Pacific Partnership members, like South Korea. Will it be enough?
As China continues to position itself as a global super power, Latin American countries have begun to shift their trade focus outside the Western Hemisphere.
Ante un Estados Unidos cada vez mas retraído de América Latina, el liderazgo de China en el plano comercial es incuestionable. Pero ¿será suficiente para penetrar la arena política? Alemania tiene un as bajo la manga que ya empezó a hacerlo jugar.
If Central America wants to get out of the middle-income trap it would do well to follow Uruguay’s lead and develop a focused, comprehensive industrial policy that builds on the region’s trade advantages.
China’s dramatic growth and influence in the region is challenging the capacity of Latin America and Caribbean governments to set their own economic course and develop sustainably.
In an ongoing series examining the consequences of President Trump’s policies on the region, Kevin Gallagher looks at what this administration’s trade policies will mean for China’s influence in Latin America.
While global trade in services is booming, most Latin American countries continue to export basic goods. Here’s what Panama and Costa Rica did to catch up. Other countries should follow.
In a new series, different authors will look at President Trump’s promises and proposed policies that will affect Latin America and Hispanics: their possibility of being adopted and their impact. First up: re-negotiating NAFTA.
The likely death of TPP may be a boon to Central America as firms in the Asian TPP economies seek better access to the U.S. market through CAFTA-DR.