China Explores Emerging Opportunities in Mexico

China and Mexico share important priorities that have forged the basis for cooperative relations between the two nations.  For Chinese investors, Mexico has become a desirable investment destination because of its wealth of natural resources, modern infrastructure, internationally qualified workforce, and predictable legal environment. The fact that Mexico has been blessed with natural resources so…

Will PayPal Thrive in China? – China’s New Regulation of Third Party Payment Services

On June 21, 2010, the central bank of China issued long-awaited regulation for third-party payment providers. According to the regulation, non-bank payment service providers must apply for a license from the central bank and use banking institutions as agents when they transfer capital from each other. In addition, payment providers must keep customers’ funds in…

Bright Future for the Mexican Peso

Today Mexico’s key economic indicators appear to be increasingly robust and stable. Mexico is projecting 3.5 percent growth this year, an impressive economic turnaround led largely by exports to China. This economic growth will spur Mexico to become one of the two most interesting markets to invest in Latin America, just behind Brazil. This article…

China’s Role in Latin American Development

Hungry for trade with resource rich Latin America, the Chinese are binding themselves closer with the continent, snapping up commodities in record amounts. This report compares growth conditions in China and Latin America and assess fears that Latin America’s overdependence on exports to China may lead to a downturn in commodity prices or demand from…