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中美洲和中國兩岸經貿外交關係的變化

The Change Of The Central American And Chinese Cross-Trait Diplomatic And Commercial Relations I- The Historical Influence Of Both Sides Of The Taiwan Strait On Central America’s Economic Exchange And Diplomatic Relations.Most countries in Latin America won their independence in 1821; prior to this, China had not yet established diplomatic relations with Central America. Nonetheless, as early as 1575, China already imported some natural resources from Mexico. This trade route between China and other Latin American colonies is known as “The Maritime Silk Road” [海上絲綢之路]. But until the Qing dynasty, Central American countries and China’s trade interactions were almost non-existent. The Qing government did not desire nor need to interact with the Western countries, so the closed-door policy of the Qing dynasty affected the trade exchange between the two sides.

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