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What a Controversial Deal in El Salvador Says About China's Bigger Plans

April 12, 2019

This article is adapted from AQ’s latest issue on China and Latin America | Leer en español

Last July, El Salvador’s President Salvador Sánchez Cerén proposed designating a whopping 14% of his country’s territory — and about half of its coastline — as a so-called special economic zone (SEZ).

SEZs are typically unremarkable, filled with tax breaks and...

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