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Latin American Economic Outlook for 2016

The 2016 edition of the Latin American Economic Outlook explores how the region could deepen and improve its partnership with China as part of its development agenda. Despite the end of the “Golden Decade” of the commodities boom, China will continue to be a game changer for the region. The report contends that the world’s economic center of gravity is moving away from OECD countries towards emerging economies, a phenomenon called “shifting wealth.” Ties between Latin America and China are evolving well beyond trade and challenge the region to adopt modern reforms and policies to build a mutually beneficial partnership with China. This report is a collaborative effort between the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), CAF (Development Bank of Latin America) and ECLAC (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean).

In collaboration with:





  • Margaret Meyers

    Director of the Inter-American Dialogue’s China and Latin America program
  • Dinny McMahon

    Former Fellow
    Fellow, MacroPolo, The Paulson Institute


  • Ángel Melguizo

    Head of the Latin American and Caribbean Unit, OECD Development Centre, Paris
  • Adriana Arreaza Coll

    Director of Macroeconomic Studies at the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF)