Ideas for Development in the Americas (IDEA): Volume 6 : January-April, 2005: China Ascendant: A Snapshot of Economic Performance
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
For Latin America, China is at once a possible growth model, a potential market and a competitor. The IDB set up a joint Integration and Research Department China Task Force to study the various roles of this emerging economic power and to assess the implications for Latin America of China's economic performance. This issue of IDEA is based on the Task Force's report: The Emergence of China: Opportunities and Challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean.