Deals Help China Expand Its Sway in Latin America

China is using its relatively strong financial position to continue to increase influence in Latin America. China is also vastly increasing its presence in Africa with aid and investment. As the article states, China is trying to ensure America is not offended but there is no guarantee that this will last.

China needs to secure resources and has the ability to do so. America is still the only superpower and Latin America is right next door to America.

As the article states, China is taking the long view but is not being antagonistic. This is perhaps due to national character and historical preference and also for geopolitical and military reasons.

Deals Help China Expand Its Sway in Latin America

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~ by notrous on April 15, 2009.

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