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Committee explores factors behind economic challenges across South America

05 March 2019

The Foreign Affairs Committee holds an evidence session on Global Britain and South America.

Purpose of the session

In this session we will explore the drivers of economic success and factors behind economic challenges across the region, comparing and contrasting experiences between countries. We will also consider the role of external actors, such as China, in the region.

Witnesses

Tuesday 5 March 2019, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 2.45pm

  • Dr Julia Calvert, Lecturer in Political Economy, University of Edinburgh
  • Michael Reid, The Economist
  • Dr Peter Collecott CMG, former UK Ambassador to Brazil

Further information

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