The Heat: China – Latin America relations

The Heat

China - Latin America The annual APEC meeting took place in Peru with dozens of world leaders in attendence

This year’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC, leaders’ meeting took place in Lima, Peru over the weekend.

China’s President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech where he called for more open and free trade and pushed for moving forward with a Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific.  China is now Latin America’s second largest trading partner and a major source of investment.

For more on President Xi’s visit to the region,  we were joined by CCTV Correspondent Dan Collyns. 
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To discuss the significance of the growing China –Latin America relationship, we were joined by:

  • Carlos Pareja, Peruvian Ambassador to the United States
The Heat: China - Latin America Relations PT 1

The Heat: China - Latin America Relations PT 1

This year’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC, leaders’ meeting took place in Lima, Peru over the weekend.China’s President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech where he called for more open and free trade and pushed for moving forward with a Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific. China is now Latin America’s second largest trading partner and a major source of investment.For more on President Xi’s visit to the region,we were joined by CCTV Correspondent Dan Collyns. To discuss the significance of the growing China –Latin America relationship, we were joined by:Carlos Pareja, Peruvian Ambassador to the United States.

To continue the discussion on the growing relationship between China and Latin America as Chinese President, Xi Jinping, visits three countries in the region, we were joined by:

  • Fernando Reyes Matta, former Chilean Ambassador to China.
  • Jiang Shixue, director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Shanghai University.
  • Eric Farnsworth, vice president of the America’s Society and Council of the Americas.
The Heat: China - Latin America Relations PT 2

The Heat: China - Latin America Relations PT 2

This year’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC, leaders’ meeting took place in Lima, Peru over the weekend.China’s President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech where he called for more open and free trade and pushed for moving forward with a Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific. China is now Latin America’s second largest trading partner and a major source of investment.To discuss the significance of the growing China –Latin America relationship, we were joined by:Carlos Pareja, Peruvian Ambassador to the United States.To continue the discussion on the growing relationship between China and Latin America as Chinese President, Xi Jinping, visits three countries in the region, we were joined by Fernando Reyes Matta, former Chilean Ambassador to China. Jiang Shixue, director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Shanghai University.Eric Farnsworth, vice president of the America’s Society and Council of the Americas.

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