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China maps new road to Latin America – South China Morning Post

China laid out a new roadmap for its relations with Latin American and Caribbean countries in a strategic push to expand its clout in the US backyard, as President Xi Jinping wrapped up his high-profiled visits there. “The comprehensive and cooperative partnership between China and Latin America and the Caribbean is oriented towards common development. It does not target or exclude any third party,” said a Chinese government document, entitled: China’s Policy Paper on Latin America and the Caribbean.

Key Takeaways:

  • The comprehensive and cooperative partnership between China and Latin America and the Caribbean is oriented towards common development.
  • The document charts the course for the future cooperation in wide range areas, ranging from politics, diplomacy, military, security, trade, investment, climate and internet.
  • Trade between China and Latin America and the Caribbean has jumped by 22 times between 2000 and 2013.

“China laid out a new roadmap for its relations with Latin American and Caribbean countries in a strategic push to expand its clout in the US backyard, as President Xi Jinping wrapped up his high-profiled visits there.”

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2049360/china-maps-new-road-latin-america