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Latin America and China Agree to Expand Ties in Beijing

Chinese government officials met with representatives from CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States) for two-day talks in Beijing. The meetings concluded with the signing of a declaration to cooperate in areas of science, education, and energy. The agreement involves a large investment of $50 billion and a four-year plan to deepen trade and other…

China, Latin America see great potential in clean energy cooperation: experts

Experts agree that China has the necessary infrastructure to fill that deficit gap in Latin America’s clean energy sector. Through different Chinese corporations, the country has already invested billions of dollars in different projects in Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, and Chile and is looking to expand much further. by China Daily, Nov. 02, 2015 China and…

Chinese Energy Firm Invests in 600 MW Mexican Wind Project Portfolio

In their largest direct investment yet, China’s Envision Energy just acquired a portfolio of more than 600 MW of wind power projects from Mexico’s ViveEnergia. by Renewable Energy World Editors, Oct, 14, 2015 Shanghai, China-based Envision Energy said it has completed the acquisition of a controlling stake in a portfolio of more than 600 MW of…

Bureau of Economic Geology and China to Collaborate on CCS

This summer, China and the United States’ representatives met to continue a dialogue on carbon dioxide emissions. During the meeting a MOU was signed for collaboration and knowledgre sharing with UK-China (Guandong) CCUS Centre, Southern Company, and Clean Air Task Force. Officials from China and the United States met in Washington D.C. this summer as…

Oil prices fall to new six and a half year, below $42

In just one year, oil prices have fallen to a new low record going from $100 a barrel last year to $41.35 this past week. Most experts claim that this is due to oversupply. by CNN Money, August 17, 2015 Crude oil slipped to $41.35 a barrel on Friday, the lowest intraday price since March 2009….

Mexican oil falls nearly 8% after crisis in Greece

Along with the international market, Mexican oil price fell 8.32% after Greece refused financial aid and China’s stock markets generated a big loss. Euro currency weakened, increasing demands on raw materials from the U.S. by CNN Expansion, July 06, 2015 El precio del petróleo mexicano se desplomó este lunes 8.32% en línea con el mercado…

Examining China’s environmental and social impact in Latin America

China’s recent investments in Latin American and Caribbean are having a great impact in these countries’ environment. Exporting to Asia has consequences on their natural resources which will eventually run out. In Brazil, the cost is 4.3 cubic meters of water for every dollar of exports to China. As for social impact, one of the…

China: Latin America’s Financier

China: Latin America’s Financier

 After Brazil’s Petrobras was caught in a corruption scandal, China came to the rescue. A loan of 3.5 billion is on the table along with a two-year cooperation agreement between both countries. This is not the first time for China invests in Latin America’s growth. In a period of 13 years, the country has invested…

Petrobras suppliers negotiate $3.5 billion Chinese credit deal

Brazil’s top crude producer is in the middle of a big corruption corruption scandal, but some countries seem to se past that. According to the Brazil-China Chamber of Commerce & Industry, both countries are negotiating a loan of 3.5 billions. China believes it is a good opportunity to invest in the country. by Peter Millard,…

Venezuela secures US$20B in China deals

Venezuela secures US$20B in China deals

As foreign companies who are working on Venezuela’s mature oil fields are asking to be compensated in crude oil, Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has just announced that Venezuela and China have signed agreements worth USD 20 billion. It was unclear if the agreements would include opportunities for loans or if they were part of the current…

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