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The Emergence of China

Opportunities and Challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean

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$26.95 • £21.95 • €24.50

ISBN 9780674021266

Publication Date: 05/30/2006


6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

84 line drawings; 34 tables

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies


  • Introduction
  • Overview of the Book
  • I. Background on China’s Economy
    • 1. A Snapshot of China’s Economic Performance
    • 2. An Overview of Policies behind China’s Performance
  • II. Competing with China in Global Trade
    • 3. Some Stylized Facts on China’s Trade
    • 4. Why China’s Trade Performance Is So Exceptional
    • 5. How China and Latin America Compete in the Global Marketplace
  • III. Foreign Direct Investment
    • 6. The Surge of FDI to China: Should Latin America Be Concerned?
  • IV. The Case of Textiles and Apparel
    • 7. China and the Future of Latin America’s Textile Sector
  • V. Conclusion
    • 8. Where Does Latin America Go From Here?
  • Appendix: Country Case Studies

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