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china s interest in latin america 1 october 2012

China’s Interest in Latin America1 October, 2012

Beck, Tanner C.

Heckmann, Brian E.

Mellon, David A.

Thomas, Brian E.

works cited
Works Cited
  • Aquino, Carlos, “China’s Influence Grows in US’ ‘backyard’,” in ChinaDaily USA. (June 25, 2012). http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/opinion/2012-06/25/content_15520252.htm.
  • Backer, Larry Cata, “Thoughts on the US-China Economic & Security Review Commission Report: China in Latin America,” in Law at the End of the Day. (March 5, 2012). http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/2012/03/katherine-koleski-for-us-china-economic.html.
  • Branigan, Tania, “China Goes on the Rails to Rival Panama Canal,” in The Guardian (February 14, 2011). http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/feb/14/china-rail-rival-panama-canal.
  • Ferchen, Matthew, “China’s Latin American Interests,” in Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Washington, DC (April 6, 2012). http://carnegieendowment.org/2012/04/06/china-s-latin-american-interests/a7av.
  • Dowd, Alan W., “Crisis in the America’s: Countering China’s Reach in Latin America,” in American Security Council Foundation. Washington, DC (2012). http://www.ascfusa.org/content_pages/view/crisisinamericas.
  • Ellis, R. Evan, “Chinese Soft Power in Latin America: A Case Study,” in NDU Press. Washington, DC (2010). http://www.ndu.edu/press/chinese-soft-power-latin-america.html.
  • Lafargue, Francois, “China’s Presence in Latin America,” in China Perspectives. (2006). http://chinaperspectives.revues.org/3053.
  • Lewis, Leo, ”China Eyes Panama Canal Expansion,” in The Australian: Business: With the Wall Street Journal. (September 26, 2012). http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/world/china-eyes-panama-canal-expansion/story-e6frg90o-1225827691243.
increasing chinese interest
Increasing Chinese Interest
  • Chinese investment in Latin America increased 7 fold from 2003 to 2008
trade between latin america china
Trade Between Latin America & China
  • exports from China to Latin America increased 3 fold from 2000 to 2005
  • imports to China from Latin America increased 5 fold from 2000 to 2005
top 5 recipient countries of chinese exports in latin america
Top 5 Recipient Countries of Chinese Exports in Latin America
  • Mexico, Brazil, Panama, Chile and Argentina account for three-fourths of Chinese export recipients (2004)
china s top 5 suppliers
China’s Top 5 Suppliers
  • Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Mexico and Peru account for 89% of Chinese imports (2004)
agricultural resources
Agricultural Resources
  • diminished farm production in China, due to…
      • industrialization
      • poor irrigation
agricultural resources1
Agricultural Resources
  • China as the world’s leading consumer of soya
      • half of China’s consumption is imported
          • from the United States, Brazil, and Argentina
mining resources
Mining Resources
  • Latin America
      • 45% of the world’s copper reserves
      • 25% of the world’s silver reserves
      • 33% of the world’s pewter reserves
          • from the United States, Brazil, and Argentina
  • Chile & Peru
      • Produce 44% of the world’s copper output
        • China biggest consumer, acquiring half of Chilean-Peruvian copper exports
mining resources1
Mining Resources
  • Cuba
      • third largest producer of nickel in the world
      • China ranks third
        • as Cuba’s main trading partner
mining resources2
Mining Resources
  • Brazil
      • third largest producer of iron ore
      • China ranks third
        • as Brazil’s main trading partner of iron ore
oil resources
Oil Resources
  • China became the world’s second biggest consumer of oil (2002)
    • diversified its market to include Africa, Central Asia, and Latin America
oil resources1
Oil Resources
  • Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez &Chinese President Hu Jintao

(2004)

oil resources2
Oil Resources
  • Venezuela’s oil exports to China after 2004
    • 12,300 bpd (2004)
    • 70,000bpd (2005)
    • 160,000bpd (2006)
  • Brazil second highest oil reserves in South America, followed by Ecuador
oil resources3
Oil Resources
  • Panama Canal remains narrow for oil tankers to pass through it
panama canal
Panama Canal
  • $5.25 Billion (U.S.)
      • to widen & deepen the Panama Canal in order to facilitate trade across the Atlantic to the Pacific
      • Facilitates China’s growing consumption of oil from Venezuela & raw materials from Brazil
panama canal alternative
Panama Canal – Alternative
  • railway through Columbia
      • Chinese initiative
      • circumvents Panama Canal
      • area dominated by rebels and militias
review
Review
  • Due to China’s rapid industrialization, the country has an increased need for:
      • ____________________
      • ____________________
      • ____________________
review1
Review
  • What main countries facilitate this growing consumption?
      • ____________________
      • ____________________
      • ____________________
      • ____________________
      • ____________________
review2
Review
  • How is China’s consumption need for Latin American resources manifested?
      • __________________________________________
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