Asian Opportunities: An Outlook for Latin American Trade

26 Pages Posted: 11 Nov 2008 Last revised: 15 Apr 2014

Date Written: March 10, 2008

Abstract

Growing trade with China and India offer an array of new export opportunities for Latin America, yet it also poses new challenges. Heightened demand for raw materials accentuates the need for industrial diversification, while the new competition environment raises the stakes for investment in infrastructure and innovation.

Keywords: trade, Latin America, specialization, Dutch disease

JEL Classification: F1, O10

Suggested Citation

Avendano, Rolando and Havro, Gøril Bjerkhol and Santiso, Javier, Asian Opportunities: An Outlook for Latin American Trade (March 10, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1298959 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1298959

Rolando Avendano (Contact Author)

Asian Development Bank ( email )

6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550
Metro Manila
Philippines

Gøril Bjerkhol Havro

Norges Bank ( email )

P.O. Box 1179
Oslo, N-0107
Norway

Javier Santiso

ESADE Business School ( email )

Mateo Inurria 27
Madrid, 28036
Spain

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