In LatinFinance's annual survey of the performance of finance ministries, Peru stands out amid a tough period for the region
Paraguay has a $2 billion pipeline of PPPs, but congressional tie-ups and a lack of depth in the local financial markets are making investors wary.
In our 2017 Capital Markets Roundtable, some of Latin America’s most impressive capital markets issuers of 2016 say they will avoid the cross-border debt markets this year.
Big businesses are the exception in Latin America. Yet they still gobble up most of the available corporate credit. Across the region, governments are looking at ways to make small and midsize firms a more integral part of the formal economy.
Peru is dumping onerous rules in a move the government hopes will ease the way for small companies to register, pay tax and offer employee benefits. But business owners say more needs to be done.
Development organizations are making a business case for financing small and midsize enterprises led by women, but commercial lenders have been slow to catch on. By Stefanie Eschenbacher
Brazil’s small businesses have been beaten up by years of recession and high interest rates. Now BNDES says it has a solution. If it succeeds, it could give the economy the kick-start it needs.
In the wake of Lava Jato, small and midsize businesses are finding that they must improve their compliance procedures to hold on to contracts and borrow money. By Rodrigo Amaral
President Michel Temer has made an aggressive move to reform Brazil’s shrinking economy. Now growth is in sight, but it will take several years to tackle the fiscal mess.
An overvalued currency is hindering access to foreign exchange, in turn hurting small businesses and consumers. By Mat Youkee
Brazil's government hopes to attract more investors into infrastructure by increasing returns and revamping concessions contracts, says the secretary of investments and partnerships
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May 18, 2017 | Miami, USA
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May 24, 2017 | São Paulo, Brazil
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June 1, 2017 | Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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June 8, 2017 | Cartagena, Colombia
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June 22, 2017 | London, England
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June 29, 2017 | Tokyo, Japan
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