November 7, 2017 |
Government officials, bankers and business executives from across Latin America and the Caribbean once again descended upon Washington DC for the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank in mid-October. LatinFinance also made its way to DC and met with the various members of the financial markets, including government ministers, central bankers and multilateral lenders. The conversations uncovered a sense of guarded optimism, sustained by forecasts of improving economic growth, but they also revealed differing situations in different markets and showed that the region still has some ways to go on the road to development. The following scenes present part of
Gathered for the IMF/World Bank annual meetings, government officials from Latin America and the Caribbean presented a mixed picture of economic prospects in the region.