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New book explores China-Latin America axis

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The China-Latin America Axis

A new book written by Dr Alan Butt Philip and Gaston Fornes explores the growing trade and investment relationship between China and Latin America.

"The China-Latin America Axis: Emerging Markets and the Future of Globalisation" studies the trade, investment, and business of the main players at both the country/region and company levels in the current context of globalisation and the growing importance of emerging markets in the world economy.

The book is published by Palgrave Macmillan.

Notes to Editors

Dr Alan Butt Philip is Honorary Reader in European Integration and former head of postgraduate and undergraduate programmes. Gaston Fornes is a School of Management alumnus having received his PhD in Management from the School .

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We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976.

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