Macroeconomics

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  • Falling oil revenues threaten Colombia GDP, cautions Cárdenas Sep 17, 2014

    Colombia can reach developed country status in the next 12 years, but maintaining production in the oil sector will be vital, says finance minister

  • Brazil economy: Tough road ahead Sep 1, 2014

    Brazil’s government will be confronted with an unappetizing list of reforms to sharpen up the country’s growth and investment environment after the election, say private sector economists. By Thierry Ogier

  • Central Bank Governor of the Year award: First mover advantage Sep 1, 2014

    José Darío Uribe is recognized for Colombia’s moves to hike rates early, anticipating a strong rebound in economic growth in the Andean nation. By Phil Thornton

  • Colombia economy: Looking up Sep 1, 2014

    As growth booms, Colombia’s newly reappointed finance minister says the benefits will extend over the long term. By Lucien Chauvin

  • Colombia investor report: On the road Sep 1, 2014

    Colombia is on its way to developed-market status, according to Mauricio Cárdenas, the country’s finance minister. Peace with guerillas and new roads will help.

  • Costa Rica: After the party Sep 1, 2014

    Solid growth has spurred Costa Rica in recent years, but now pressure is on the incoming administration to balance the budget. By Ivan Castano

  • Cover story: Pragmatism undone Sep 1, 2014

    Changing trends in global capital flows may make it harder for populist governments to opt out of international capital markets. But as Argentina’s default shows, the path to pro-market policies is a complicated one. By Katie Llanos-Small

  • Front notes: High stakes Sep 1, 2014

  • Investor Report Central America: Fresh faces Sep 1, 2014

    Newly elected presidents have taken on the leadership of three of the region’s economies. They all must confront important fiscal, institutional, and infrastructure hurdles.

  • Investor Report: Brazil on hold Sep 1, 2014

    After presidential elections in October, the country has the opportunity to stage a turnaround. But things could get worse before they get better.

  • Mexico investor report: New framework Sep 1, 2014

    The rules have been set for energy and telecommunications. Now, private firms must work out how to play the new game.

  • Panama: Keeping pace Sep 1, 2014

    Panama’s new president inherits a country with Chinese-style growth levels, but maintaining that expansion, and realizing the country’s ambitions as a logistics hub, will require careful attention. By Lucy Conger

  • Parting Shot: Proving resilience Sep 1, 2014

    Mexico boasts three elements that will shelter it against a turn in the global interest rate cycle, argues central bank governor Agustín Carstens

  • Peru economy: Helping hand Sep 1, 2014

    Peru’s government has taken decisive action to counter a sharp growth slowdown. But the measures have risks, as well as benefits. By Lucien Chauvin

  • Peru energy: Fueling growth Sep 1, 2014

    The Gasoducto Sur Peruano project will mark a turning point for Peru, say proponents. That depends on growth in supply and demand for gas. By Lucien Chauvin

  • Peru investor rerport: Foot on the gas Sep 1, 2014

    If government stimulus measures work, investors can forget about the sharp economic slowdown in the first half of 2014. If not, Peru may face tough years ahead.



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