Beijing forecasts trade volumes to double in the next decade. That has got Europeans asking themselves if they'll end up getting nudged out of the region - or if there'll possibly be even more opportunities for them as well, thanks to the Chinese.
As its relations with the United States and EU continue to deteriorate, Russia is looking elsewhere to expand its sphere of influence. Latin America seems to be presenting just such an opportunity.
If the European Union continues to underestimate its bilateral economic and power relationship with China, it risks not being able to improve its position, says DW's Frank Sieren.
A stalled free trade agreement between India and the European Union, its largest trading partner, was given new life. Still many issues like intellectual property rights remain to be spelled out.
Argentina and Mexico are important trading partners for Germany - all the more so as Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Latin America in search of allies against US President Donald Trump's protectionist leanings.
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