In the first decade of the new millennium Latin America grew more equal.. Escaping poverty was easy enough. Staying out of it looks harder
Advances in poverty reduction in Latam over the last decade and a half have been remarkable. With a $4 a day poverty line, the region’s population living in poverty fell from 45 to 25 percent between 2000 and 2014
Whatever millennials want, millennials do
The United Kingdom’s administration is still trying to coordinate its adequate commerce partners despite the international situation
A $1 billion mega port proposed for the Caribbean coast near the Panama Canal would put Costa Rica on the global logistics map
Global economic growth will be “disappointing and patchy” in 2016, the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, wrote in an article published in the German business daily Handelsblatt.
This year will be one of high political risk in the region. The economic deterioration of the Latin America—the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects a 0.3% contraction this year—has had, and will continue to have, political consequences.
“There are foreign investors who have sought out me or my (Cabinet) ministers and the question always comes up: what will happen in August?” Temer said, referring to the expected conclusion of Rousseff’s trial in the Senate.
Petrolera Amerisur plans to once again drill for oil in northern Paraguay in April, while two other private companies plan to explore for oil in the Chaco region, Deputy Mines and Energy Minister Mauricio Bejarano said.
We Ignore Cronyism at Our Peril. In the wake of the scandal surrounding Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras, we would do well to analyze the role of state enterprises in the Americas.
Arrival of first seafreighted blueberry consignment in China last week heralds new chapter for Peruvian shippers
The free-trade agreement between Peru and Honduras will took effect on Jan. 1, 2017. Peru exported $41 million of products to Honduras in 2015, up 4.7% from 2014.
Petroperu may issue bonds to finance the $3.5 billion Talara refinery upgrade as the state oil firm looks to expand operations after key structural changes.
BCR expects the Inca nation to record the second highest growth in the region (3.5%) in 2017, only behind Bolivia (3.9%), but outperforming Paraguay (3.5%), Argentina (3.0%) and Colombia (2.4%).
Peru’s state trade commission has issued million-dollar fines to five pharmacy chains for fixing prices of various medicines and dietary supplements.
Peru has issued $3 billion in sol-denominated bonds in an operation which reduced its dollar-denominated debt and extend average due dates.
Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Tuesday proposed the creation of a trade bloc between member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum and other nations.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) concluded its annual summit in Lima last week by declaring its commitment to free trade amid a wave of populism.
China has been Peru’s largest trading partner since 2014, buying $7.4 billion of goods in 2015 or 19.6% of Peru’s total exports, led by copper.
Diversification of exports, political stability and a renewed economic policy are among the reasons why Peru is going strong despite their neighbors’ weak performance.
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