OJPS  Vol.4 No.4 , October 2014
The Dragon vs. the Eagle & Serpent: The Economic Impact of China in Mexico
ABSTRACT
Although China has become, over the past three decades, an unprecedented case of economic growth accompanied by a voracious appetite for natural resources, China has been increasingly engaging with Latin America. However, as Sino-Latin American relationships have improved Latin American countries’ economies through their supply of primary products and through the region’s growing importance to China as a market, Mexico has not benefited from this increased engagement. This paper will show that as the balance of trade of selected Latin American countries has grown with China and benefited their economies, it has not been the case with Mexico in particular.

Cite this paper
Escajadillo, P. (2014) The Dragon vs. the Eagle & Serpent: The Economic Impact of China in Mexico. Open Journal of Political Science, 4, 233-236. doi: 10.4236/ojps.2014.44024.
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