Information is the lifeblood of the 21st-century economy. The increasing generation, processing, and exchange of data on a global scale constitute one of the characteristic features of what I call Globalization 2.0, which is a different version of the previous phase of globalization, based on
Professors Miguel Montoya, Daniel Lemus, and Evodio Kaltenecker, all from the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, wrote an article (link here) which analyzes how geopolitical factors impact the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Latin America, in the context of the growing influence of China in
In the fourth quarter of 2019, the multinational brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) announced the beginning of the production of Corona outside of Mexico. No big deal, actually, because many multinationals spread geographically their supply chains to meet the global demand of their products.
Introduction The Chinese rise in the global economy and the strength of the economic ties between China and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) may reduce the economic influence of the United States in that part of the world. Given that the combined GDP of
The rise of Chinese influence in Brazil By Evodio Kaltenecker, Ph.D. Nature hates the vacuum, so do superpowers. Therefore, the geopolitical space allowed by the United States is seemingly being filled by China.  For instance, the Asian giant became Brazil’s most important trade partner in