United States President Donald Trump

Will US-China tensions affect the trade deal?

Both countries return to tensions that jeopardize the second phase of the agreement that was initially signed in January 2020

Batch of containers

This is how US trade decisions affect Latin America

25 nations ceased to be recognized by the United States as developing countries, which would eliminate some subsidies and change the trade relationship

President of the United States, Donald Trump, and President of China, Xi Jinping.

USA and China: closer to a trade agreement

On January 15, the United States and China will sign the first phase of a trade agreement that could end the tensions of both countries

Lithium Triangle, composed of Bolivia, Chile and Argentina.

The Lithium triangle has Latin America with a square head

This element found naturally on our planet has become the gasoline of tomorrow, as it mainly serves to manufacture the batteries of our devices

Fried potato strip

After trade deal, unhealthy foods flowed into Central America

The study analyzes the availability of non-nutritious food in the years after the Central America Free Trade Agreement was signed with the US.

Ground cannabis in a transparent plastic bag

Cannabis export process in Colombia is ‘Locked’

Colombia has estimated that exports of products processed from cannabis can rise up to 6,000 million dollars annually.

Official tickets and coins.

These are the winners of the coin and banknote contest in Latin America

Latinum is the contest that has been held among the Latin American countries for several years in which the coins and bills of 20 nationalities participate .

French fries on a plate

The french fries war begins

Colombia has taken measures to defend the domestic product, thus affecting imports from countries in the European Union .

Oil extraction pump

Ecuador says goodbye to OPEC

The South American country announced its withdrawal from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

Avocado World Congress in Medellin.

This is what the World Avocado Congress left

The most important event of this growing industry ended in Medellin after 5 days full of knowledge, conferences and a lot of innovation.

Avocado on a tree

World Avocado Congress: The opportunity for the Colombian market

Because of its optimal soils and temperatures and its growing industry, Colombia was chosen to host the World Avocado Congress 2019

Brine pools of a lithium mine in the Atacama salt flat in Chile

Chile seeks to revive stalled lithium project

Chile leads a new effort to boost a local value-added lithium industry, which arouses interest in China, Japan and Europe

USA and China flags.

Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

The negotiations on Thursday and Friday are trying to lay the groundwork for high-level talks in early October

Showcase of a butcher shop.

Meat producers in Argentina double their sales to China

The Asian nation is securing an additional source of meat, which has drastically benefited Argentine sales


Corral with pigs

China will exclude soy and pork from additional tariffs on US products

This has been the last sign of relief in the tensions between Washington and Beijing before a new round of negotiations

Container being lifted by a crane in a port

Are China and the U.S minimizing trade war?

There will be a meeting between trade negotiators from the two countries to try and de-escalate their bruising tariff row

Man looking at a port with containers.

US imposes tariffs on structural steel from China and Mexico

The United States said it imposed tariffs on Chinese and Mexican structural steel after preliminary determination that producers in both countries violated local anti-dumping laws

US President Donald Trump enters room where and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands

China strikes back in trade dispute with U.S. with new tariffs

China unveiled retaliatory tariffs against about US$75 billion worth of U.S. goods, putting an additional 10% on top of existing rates

Person holding soybeans after harvest

China set to deepen Argentine trade ties with bid for grains "superhighway"

Chinese state-owned construction giant CCCC is preparing a bid to dredge Argentina's Parana River

Bitcoin coin stack

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand

China maintains heavy capital controls, that means cryptocurrencies are, in theory, an attractive vehicle for moving assets out of China