Chinese International Cooperation towards Latin American region: 2001-2014

PhD. Adolfo Alberto Laborde Carranco[1]

PhD. Marcela Maldonado Bodart [2]


This paper explains the role-played by Chinese International Cooperationand other factors in the design of China's foreign policy towards the receiving countries, especially in Mexico and Latin American countries. Therefore, this paper aims firstly to set forth a review of the theories of International Aid, from a descriptive perspective. Secondly, to analyze through a comparative analysis to the contributions through International Cooperation made by China to Latin American countries during the period enclosed between 2001 and 2014, in order to determine the China national interests and the real significance of its aid through the International Cooperation in the Latin American region.

Key worlds: China, Aid for Development, International, Cooperation, Latin America, Mexico, Foreign, Policy.

[1] PhD in Political and Social Science, International Relations Specialty, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Research Professor in the Economic and Business Department at Anahuac University, Mexico. E-mail:

[2] PhD in Global Development Studies, Autonomous University of Baja California, Research Professor in the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences at Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexicali, Mexico. E-mail