China’s trade with Latin America is growing twice as fast as U.S. trade with the region.
BY RUTH MORRIS of the The Latin American Business Chronicle
SHANGHAI — China’s dragon breathed fire into Latin America in 2010, as trade between the two sides shot up by a spectacular 51.2 percent, to $178.6 billion, and memories of the economic recession melted away.
China’s trade with Latin America is growing at nearly twice the level of US trade with the region. It also is significantly higher than the 31 percent increase in trade between the European Union and Latin America last year.
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