"China is taking advantage of our absence and that's a real problem," said AS/COA's Eric Farnsworth to Reuters.
Asia & Latin America
Chilean, Colombian, Mexican, and Peruvian leaders are among those in attendance at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in San Francisco.
"The U.S. is missing a huge opportunity with Uruguay," said AS/COA's Eric Farnsworth to The Wall Street Journal.
Experts discussed the opportunities and drawbacks of Latin America's engagement with China.
“Chinese investment and financing embed negative externalities,” says an AS/COA publication aimed at entrepreneurs competing with Beijing in the region.
"Washington ha reaccionado negativamente a la creciente presencia de China en Panamá", dijo Eric Farnsworth de AS/COA a BBC Mundo.
"You have to compete economically in the western hemisphere or you’ll lose it," said AS/COA's Eric Farnsworth to the Financial Times.