Latin America, China: Colombia Leads Trade Growth

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang at his arrival in Bogota May 21, where he was greeted by Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin. (Photo: Andres Piscov/ Colombia Foreign Ministry)

Latin America’s trade deficit with China up 12 percent despite flat overall trade growth.


Colombia saw the strongest growth in Latin America in trade with China last year, both in real and percentage terms, according to a Latinvex analysis of data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Meanwhile, China’s trade surplus with Latin America grew 11.8 percent despite a 0.6 percent increase in overall trade.  While trade with Mexico and Colombia grew, it fell with Brazil and Argentina.

All in all, China’s total trade with Latin America reached...

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