Fact sheets provide a detailed map of integration and regional trade through interactive displays and brief conceptual explanations of the different topics.

Feeding the Dragon

Economic and commercial relations between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and China have deepened significantly over the last decade. China is currently LAC’s second-most important trading partner.


The Global Driving Force

So far this century, developing countries, led by China, have contributed most to the growth of the global economy. This dynamism has also affected trade and investment. As such, the emerging world is an increasingly important player in the global economy. Its growing role in the international arena is creating new challenges and opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean.