Archive for the ‘Peru’ Category

Peru Follows the Money to China

Via Geopolitical Futures, a look at Peru’s pursuit of Chinese investment: Peruvian President Dina Boluarte will pay a weeklong visit to China at the end of June – the first head of state to do so in nearly a decade. While there, she will meet with the CEOs of Huawei and BYD and with principals […]

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Latin America: World’s Trade Pipsqueak

Via The Economist, a look at why Latin America’s international trade trails most emerging markets: Follow a lorry laden with Brazilian-made cars as it inches down the hairpin bends of the Paso Internacional Los Libertadores (pictured) into Chile and the challenges of trade within Latin America become clear. Four times the lorry grinds to a halt as […]

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A New Chinese Megaport in South America Is Rattling the U.S.

Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal, a report on a large scale Peru project – the Chancay port – which will be the first on South America’s Pacific coast able to receive megaships because of its nearly 60 feet of depth and which could speed trade with Asia, while planting Beijing’s flag in Washington’s neighborhood: […]

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Peru Learns to Read the Fine Print in China Deals

Courtesy of Foreign Policy, a report on how a mistaken provision in a Peru agreement has given Beijing control of a key port: Pity the Peruvian negotiators who, five years ago, signed an agreement with the Chinese giant Cosco Shipping Ports. The agreement was about the Port of Chancay, located near Lima, which was to […]

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China Woos Argentina, Bolivia and Peru to Advance Belt and Road

Via Nikkei Asia, a report on Beijing’s efforts to advance BRI in South America: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has met with counterparts from Argentina, Peru and Bolivia in the past week, as Beijing intensifies efforts to court Latin American countries through its Belt and Road infrastructure-building initiative. Wang met with Argentine Foreign Minister Diana Mondino […]

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Chinese Mega Port Developer Fights Back As Peru Moves To Scrap Exclusivity Over Peru’s “Shanghai”

Courtesy of The Financial Times, a report on China megaport builder’s criticism as Lima reverses course on its exclusive right to operate the controversial Chancay project: A Chinese state-owned shipping company building one of Latin America’s biggest deepwater ports has criticised a move by the Peruvian government to remove its exclusive right to operate the […]

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