Trade Alliances 2023: What future for Mercosur?
Canning House, the Paddy Ashdown Forum and GPS focus on the potential revival for the once much-maligned Mercosur trade bloc.
- Canning House
The pandemic is accelerating the global transition to clean energy, creating massive investment opportunities in Latin America. The region has just 10% of the world’s population but a much greater share of the natural resources needed for the world to switch to low-carbon technologies. That will give Latin America an outsized role in the coming transition.
It has more copper and lithium than anywhere else on earth, making it a key provider of clean tech metals for electric vehicles. Its sparsely populated, well-watered landmass gives it similar position in biofuels. Meanwhile its incredible renewable resources allow for some of the lowest solar, wind, geothermal and hydro costs in the world. It also has some of the world’s cheapest, most environmentally-friendly oil and gas production, providing the conventional energy needed to fuel the transition.
On 24 March, we explored the opportunities being created by Latin America’s unique role in the global energy transition.
Please note: Language interpretation is not available on this recording.
CEO, Canning House
UK Minister for International Trade
Owner, ECB Group
Editor, LatAm INVESTOR
Head of LatAm Fixed Income, Santander Asset Management
General Director, GeoPark
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