China – Latin America Task Force

March - June 2006

“Findings and Recommendations of the China-Latin America Task Force”
This final report of the China-Latin America Task Force highlights the important points discussed during task force sessions and in papers written by featured speakers. It does not necessarily reflect a formal consensus among task force participants.

“Brazil and China: An Uneasy Partnership”
by Amaury de Souza, Senior Partner, MCM Associated Consultants, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro

“Two Notes on the Need for a China Policy in Mexico”
by Cecilio Garza-Limón, a former Mexican Ambassador to China, and Raúl Rodríguez-Barocio, a former CEO of the North American Development Bank.

“Chile and China: Building Relations Beyond Trade?”
by Juan Diego Montalva, Director, Asian Pacific Program, Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile and Patricio Navia, Adjunct Professor, Center for Latin America and Caribbean Studies, New York University; Universidad Diego Portales - Santiago, Chile

“The China–Latin America Relationship: The Impact of Trade, Competition and Regulatory Issues on its Development”
by Mr. Shanker A. Singham, Partner, Squire, Sanders and Dempsey LLP

“The Military–Strategic Dimensions of Chinese Initiatives in Latin America” 
by Dr. R. Evan Ellis, Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton

“The Global Context of a Chinese `Threat´ in Latin America”
by William Ratliff, Fellow and Curator, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

“The China Connection” 
by Dr. June Teufel Dreyer, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Miami

“China’s National Security Strategy and Diplomatic Engagement”
by Dr. Suisheng (Sam) Zhao, Professor and Executive Director, Center for China-U.S. Cooperation, University of Denver

“The Growing Economic Presence of China in Latin America”
by Claudio M. Loser, Visiting Senior Fellow, Inter-American Dialogue