What We're Reading - March 18, 2016

China pushing infrastructure in Brazil...
Chinese investors to operate Brazil iron ore port and railroad (Steel Orbis — 16 March 2016)

…and Argentina.
Argentine provincial legislators endorse China financing for US$500mn pipeline (BNamericas — 16 March 2016)

While Argentina pushes local content laws to increase tech transfers
Cambiarán la ley de "compre nacional” (LA Nación — 18 March 2016)

GE goes long machinery & equipment in Brazil despite the crisis
GE crescerá no Brasil neste ano, apesar da crise, diz CEO ( Valor — 18 March 2016)

A competition, if not quite the Cold War
U.S. Competes With China for Influence in Cuba (WSJ — 18 March 2016)