Trade between China and countries in Latin America and the Caribbean reached $244 billion last year, more than twice what it was a decade earlier, according to Boston University’s Global Development Policy Center. Since 2015, China has been South America’s top trading partner, eclipsing the United States.
From a Space Station in Argentina, China Expands Its reach in Latin America.
Entrance to a Chinese area in Buenos Aires.
Photo: Mauricio Lima for the New York Times.