Seminar Economic Relations of China with Latin America and the Caribbean: a prospective view
The Coordinator of the Latin America – Asia Pacific Observatory, Dr. Ignacio Bartesaghi, participated in the Seminar the economic relations of China with Latin America and the Caribbean: a prospective view held on 11 November 2015, at the headquarters of the Instituto para la Integración de América Latina y el Caribe (INTAL).
Latin America – Asia Pacific Business Forum. The ASEAN, a new market for the future
The Latin America – Asia Pacific held the “Latin America – Asia Pacific Business Forum: The ASEAN, a new market for the future” on 24 and 25 November 2015. Such event had the support of Prom Perú, and was held at Hotel Atton of Lima.
Master’s Degree Conferral Ceremony of the Graduate School of Management (ESPAE)
On 26 November 2015, the Coordinator of the Latin America – Asia Pacific Observatory gave a lecture at the Master’s Degree ceremony of the Graduate School of Management (ESPAE) of the Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL) of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Discussion panel “Latin America - Asia Pacific Trade and the new “normal” situation in China
The Coordinator of the Latin America – Asia Pacific Observatory participated in the Discussion panel “Latin America - Asia Pacific Trade and the new “normal” situation in China, organized by the Centro de Estudios de Asia Pacífico de la Graduate School of Management of the Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral de Guayaquil, Ecuador, on 27 November 2015.
Doing Business – India, Latin America & the Caribbean
Paper by Deepak Bhojwani. (Publication in spanish).
China y el TPP
The Chamber of Exporters of Argentina publishes bulletin En Cont@cto China Nº 87. (Publication in spanish).
Boletín Innovación / China
The Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos sobre China de la Universidad Andrés Bello publishes boletín Innovación / China number 32 for November 2015. (Publication in spanish).
Business and academic activities
Korea-Latin America Water Environment Forum to be held
The Environment Forum of Korea – Latin America was co-organized by the Ministry of Environment (ME) of Korea and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea and organized by the Korea Environmental Industry and Technology (KEITI) on 3 and 4 November at the Hotel Lotte in Seoul.
Conference: “China y el desarrollo económico de América Latina y el Caribe: claves y perspectivas”
The conference “China y el desarrollo económico de América Latina y el Caribe: claves y perspectivas” was held on Friday, 27 November 2015, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Salón A3, of the Facultad de Ciencias Sociales. Dr. Enrique Dussel Peters, in charge of such event, is the Coordinador of the Centro de Estudios China México (CECHIMEX) of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and Coordinator of the Red Académica de América Latina y el Caribe sobre China (Red ALC-China). The conference is organized by the Department of Economy of School. (News in spanish).
Conference “Uruguay y la región frente a los Mega Tratados del mundo del Pacífico”
The Centro de Formación para la Integración Regional organized the conference “Uruguay y la región frente a los Mega Tratados del mundo del Pacífico”, held on Wednesday, 4 November, at 9:30 a.m., at conference room of CEFIR, in Venancio Benavidez 3605, entre Micenas y Av. 19 de abril. (News in spanish).
Conferences “An Overview on Indonesia-Mexico Diplomatic Relation” and “La política exterior de Indonesia hacia América Latina”
The Division of International Studies and the Embassy of Indonesia in Mexico organized the conferences: “An Overview on Indonesia - Mexico Diplomatic Relation” and “La política exterior de Indonesia hacia América Latina”. Participants: Ambassador of Indonesia in Mexico HE Yusra Khan and Dr. Sulthon Sjahril Sabaruddin of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia. (News in spanish).
Beyond raw materials. Who are the agents in the relation between Latin America and the Caribbean – China?
The event was held on Wednesday 4 November, at 10 a.m., at Aula Magna Jesús Silva Herzog, first floor of the Edificio Anexo of the Facultad de Economía, Ciudad Universitaria UNAM. (News in spanish).
Presentation of the 4 volumes of the Red de América Latina y el Caribe-China 2015
On Wednesday, 18 November, the 4 volumes of the Red de América Latina y el Caribe-China 2015 were presented by Liljana Arsovska, Ignacio Martínez Cortés, Yolanda Trápaga Delfín and Enrique Dussel Peters. (News in spanish).
Extraordinary Electronic Symposium on Chinese politics in order to debate about the XIII Five-year Plan
More than 700 people participate in the initiative organized by the Observatorio de la Política China (Chinese Politics Observatory). Such people are interested in issues related to the changes in the Asian Giant. The countries of the participating people are: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, China, Ecuador, España, Francia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela. (News in spanish).
"Future scenario: the Korean reunification"
The Specialization of Economy and Business with Asia of the Pacific and India of the UNTREF, within its cycle of outreach activities, invites you to participate in the conference to be held by the Minister Counsellor and Consul General of the Embassy of Korea Mr. Joyoung Jeon. The Ministry Jeon will lecture on "Escenario de futuros: la reunificación de Corea". The Conference will be held on Friday, 4 December, at 5:30 p.m. (News in spanish).
India: potential market for Uruguay
The Facultad de Ciencias Empresariales del Departamento de Negocios Internacionales e Integración of the Universidad Católica del Uruguay organized on Monday, 30 November, the open class: India: potential market for Uruguay by Gabriel Rozman. (News in spanish).
Agreements and negotiations
Latin America has great promises for trade and investment of India
India is taking many new initiatives for intensifying the political commitment and the increase of trade and investment in Latin America. The sharpness of India is very clear through the intense interactions with the region in the last months. There have been visit exchanges with almost all the countries of the region of the Caribbean, Latin America and Central America in recent times. (News in spanish).
The Department of Latin American and Caribbean Affairs of the Foreign Ministry Actively Promotes Production Capacity Cooperation between Hebei Province and Latin American and Caribbean Countries
Invited by the People’s Government of the Hebei Province and organized by the Department of Foreign Affairs of Latin America and the Caribbean of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ambassadors of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in China visited the city of Tangshan and the city of Qinhuangdao from 4 to 6 November 2015.
Mexico will foster its natural gas trade with Asia Pacific upon functioning of the TPP
The Five-Year Plan of Gas Pipelines of the Federal Government will extend the position of Mexico as a net importer of natural gas in the medium term, leaving Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) with less participation in the sector; besides, it will not be obliged to the current low prices of the gas, whereby it prepares to increase trade with the Pacific towards the Transpacific Partnership Agreement (TPP, in English), according to Economist Guillermo Bilbao, Director in Mexico of PA Consulting Group. (News in spanish).
Cuba and Japan interested in relaunching economic collaboration
Businessmen of Cuba and Japan identified in this capital business opportunities contributing to strengthen and extend the collaboration in key sectors for the economic development of the Island, such as agriculture, energy and health. (News in spanish).
Chinese companies will invest more than US$ 2.000 millions in the Mexican State of Durango
Two Chinese companies and the Mexican State of Durango (north) signed today in Ciudad de México an agreement on energy matters, whose investment will be US$ 2.150 millions. (News in spanish).
Peru publishes texts of Transpacific Partnership Agreement
On Wednesday the 12 member countries of the Transpacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) published simultaneously the texts resulting from negotiation of such trade agreement in its English version. (News in spanish).
Inclusive business will be part of the agenda of APEC 2016 in Peru
As the next host of the Summit 2016 of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC), Peru will continue giving priority to the initiatives on inclusive business (IB) within the agenda for the development of the cooperation in the region. (News in spanish).
Chile and China coincide in free trade strategy in APEC
"Chile has common interests and closeness to China and today, with the planned Multilateral Free Trade Agreement of the Asia-Pacific Cooperation Forum (APEC), which is reinforced since we supported this initiative", according to Andrés Rebolledo, Director General of Economic Relations (DIRECON) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile. (News in spanish).
APEC Ministers Issue Joint Statement
A joint statement detailing the new actions for progressing towards an agenda of economic growth of Asia and Pacific, which benefits all and the future generation. Such statement was issued by the Ministers of the 21 member economies of the APEC upon the Ministerial Meeting of the APEC 2015, Tuesday in Manila.
Promotion of Vietnamese participation in business with Cuba
Cuba promotes the Vietnamese bank participation in business with the Island as part of the cooperation for 2015-2016 period, analyzed today in Hanoi in the 33 session of the Bilateral Intergovernmental Commission, according to agencia Prensa Latina. (News in spanish).