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January 22, 2013

Latin American Commodity Export Concentration: Is There a China Effect?

Latin America has been experiencing a commodity exports concentration. Is the rise of China partly responsible for the increase? We ran formal regressions to explain it across countries and over time.

January 21, 2013

Evaluating Latin America's Commodity Dependence on China

The global commodity boom in the last decade is largely explained by China’s hunger for raw materials. This paper explores to what extent South America has become “Sinodependent” and its implications.