Tag Archives: Latin America

Shaking Up Economic Progress: Aggregate Shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean

The World Bank has just published “Shaking Up Economic Progress: Aggregate Shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean”. According to the report, countries across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have made major progress in reducing poverty and inequality, but frequent natural and man-made shocks threaten to drive many people back into poverty unless efforts …
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Latin American Economic Outlook 2016

The OECD jointly with ECLAC and CAF has published the “Latin American Economic Outlook 2016: Towards a new partnership with China.” This year’s edition analyses in depth the economic linkages between China’s current and future transformation and Latin America’s development model. It proposes a forward-looking framework to discuss trends in this relationship, in the context …
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Las Redes de Inversionistas Ángeles en América Latina y el Caribe

The aim of this study is to provide an overview of the private investor networks in operation across Latin America and the Caribbean. The study presents the most representative quantitative aspects of the networks in terms of the types of investors they attract, the investment transactions they’ve closed and the management structure of the networks, …
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IMF Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published the Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere, “Time to Rebuild Policy Space.” According to the REO, growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is set to pick up from 3 percent in 2012 to 3½ percent in 2013, supported by stronger external demand, favorable financing conditions, and …
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Getting to par: Spotting the sand traps in Latin America oil and gas

Accounting for 20 per cent of the world’s known oil reserves, Latin America is emerging as one of the world’s rapidly growing energy markets and is poised to become a significant player on the world energy stage. However, Latin America faces momentous environmental, economic, and social challenges in leveraging its vast hydrocarbon resources. As a …
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Destino Brasil

A destination with continually expanding business opportunities – despite the global crisis – Brazil, the undisputed economic power of Latin America, continues to attract more and more foreign companies and executives to its shores. Yet the Brazilian market is still a rough diamond and it’s not always easy to resettle there. There are a number …
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100 Best Latin American Companies

Shougang Hierro Perú is this year’s strongest performing Latin American company, according to a ranking published by Latin Business Chronicle. The ranking lists the 100 best companies in Latin America based on a variety of indicators including sales and profit growth. LBC analyzed a total of 779 listed Latin American companies, using information drawn from …
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Regional Economic Outlook for Latin America

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published the Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere, “Shifting Winds, New Policy Challenges.” According to the REO, Latin America and theCaribbeanis facing a range of challenges from the crisis. Downside risks are significant, with some countries more vulnerable than others. But growth has so far held up reasonably …
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Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has just published the report, “Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy: The Region in the Decade of the Emerging Economies.” According to the study, the value of goods exported from Latin America and the Caribbean will grow by 27 percent in 2011, …
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Performance and Prospects for Beverage Packaging Materials

Global Market Information Databases (GMID) by Euromonitor has just published the report “Performance and Prospects for Beverage Packaging Materials,” which provides an overview of the global beverage packaging materials industry including major trends, competitive landscape, prospects and category data. Global economic recovery makes for a positive outlook for all beverage packaging materials for 2011 and …
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