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First Forum of China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC): Exploring opportunities for cooperation on trade and investment

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Corporate author:
  • NU. CEPAL
UN symbol.: LC/L.3941 50 p.; grafs. Editorial: ECLAC January 2015

Description

This document is a contribution by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) to the First Forum of China and Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC),(Beijing, 8 and 9 January 2015). The document consists of three parts. The first part summarizes the main components of the international economic scenario for Latin America and the Caribbean. The second part provides a brief overview of trade and investment relations between the region and China. And the third part sets out conclusions and recommendations for improving the quality of economic ties between the two trading partners..

Table of contents

Foreword .-- I. A challenging international scenario .-- II. Snapshot of trade and investment between Latin America
and the Caribbean and China .-- III. Conclusions and recommendations: A. Diversifying exports and greater trade
balance equilibrium. B. Increasing and diversifying Chinese investment
in Latin America and the Caribbean. C. Boosting regional investment in China. D. Movement of persons. E. A Regional Centre for Trade and Investment Facilitation
in Beijing. F. Closing remarks.