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The Chinese media duly highlighted the invitation. Yet the trend is now clear with Beijing turbo-charging its infrastructure connectivity drive across the region and the Caribbean, with more deals on the way.
The strategic imperative is to build smooth connections across the continent, converging on its Pacific coastline — and forward through maritime supply lines to the Chinese seaboard. You could call it the Pacific Maritime Silk Road.
And they are all in for the long haul. Up to mid, Brazil was very expensive. Then suddenly costs plummeted because of the exchange rate or devaluation of companies. The infrastructure industry depended on state funds, which suddenly dried up and a wild privatization spree followed with Chinese, American and European groups taking advantage.
China is already the top trading partner of Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru. Others will inevitably follow.
And the game-changing, transcontinental, Atlantic-Pacific railway between Brazil and Peru is also a long way away. It is nothing like a zero-sum game. Tillerson most of all bashed Venezuela.
The contrast is stark with President Xi, who has visited three times since Yet, China keeps advancing — geoeconomically and geopolitically. And that appears to be a trend. Washington will need to invest in a much more sophisticated game if it is to compete economically against China.
That would turn out to be the ideal trade and investment scenario which would profit Latin America the most. Public opinion seems to have made up its mind.
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