The Economist - Reino Unido

09/10/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política

Macri looks to breathe new life into campaign

On October 5th the president, Mauricio Macri, completed the first week of "sí se puede" (yes we can) marches, aimed at reinvigorating his re-election campaign ahead of the first-round vote on October 27th
08/10/2019
Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana Andres Schipani

After 14 years, is Bolivia falling out of love with Evo Morales?

At Bolivia’s largest museum, perched on a hill in an isolated Andean village one item stands out. Itis a replica of a makeshift football covered in white cloth that Bolivia’s President Evo Morales usedto play with as a small child, in between school lessons and herding llamas on the chilly plateau.
04/10/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía

Argentina’s difficult road to redemption

The current economic crisis is milder than the collapse of 2001-02. And the country’s politicians are more responsible
03/10/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Mercosur

Trouble ahead for Argentina-Brazil relations?

Argentina and Brazil, the two largest South American economies, have been politically in step for most of the past two decades. Now, however, a parting of the ways looks probable. Last year, the Brazilian electorate swung to the populist far right, electing Jair Bolsonaro as president.
01/10/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía

Current-account adjustment continues apace

The current-account deficit came in at US$2.6bn in the second quarter of 2019, down significantly from US$8.5bn in the year-earlier period.
27/09/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía

Government sends bill to Congress to reprofile debt

On September 19th the administration of the president, Mauricio Macri, sent legislation to Congress aimed at reprofiling domestic-law debt
26/09/2019
Economía The Economist - Reino Unido Inversiones

FDI inflows paint a mixed picture in 2018

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America posted a mixed performance in 2018, according to data from the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Total inflows rose by 13% year on year in 2018, reversing a five-year period of decline.
20/09/2019
Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana

Why Latin America’s left loves the petroleum economy

Climate issue: On energy and the environment, the region’s left-wing leaders are throwbacks, not progressives
19/09/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía

Treasury unveils 2020 budget bill

On September 16th the Treasury minister, Hernán Lacunza, formally presented draft budget legislation for 2020 to the Chamber of Deputies (the lower house of Congress). Despite recent setbacks, the government has reiterated its commitment to fiscal adjustment measures in order to produce a primary surplus of 1% of GDP in 2020.
18/09/2019
Economía The Economist - Reino Unido Economía Internacional

EIU global forecast - Trade war drags down global growth

If Saudi Arabia does manage to restore output within weeks (as we currently expect), and if geopolitical tensions die down, oil prices should ease back to an average of US$65/barrel in the final three months of the year (from about US$70/b just after the attack).
16/09/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política

Government and opposition put forward social relief measures

Both the government and the political opposition (which looks set for a return to power in December) are launching measures aimed at improving social conditions and reducing the risk of a governability crisis (Economist Intelligence Unit).
10/09/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política

Blame populists, not reformers, for Argentina’s latest fiasco

The economy has suffered from the legacy of the past and fear of the future (Sep 5th 2019)
06/09/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía

In Argentina, Mauricio Macri's dying government mimics its opponents

Argentina’s selective default and currency controls feel like the bad old days
03/09/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía

Argentina’s beleaguered government imposes capital controls

The government announced a “reprofiling”—ie, delayed repayment—of $100bn-worth of short term borrowings and raised the prospect that some longer-term debts might be rejigged, too. That led to a new wave of capital flight and a few days later the reimposition of currency controls.
03/09/2019
Economía The Economist - Reino Unido Economía Regional

Major regional central banks begin an easing cycle

A monetary easing cycle is now under way in the region, with several major countries cutting rates in recent weeks, including Chile (in June), Brazil (July), Mexico (August) and Peru (also August). In addition, several smaller countries, such as Paraguay, Costa Rica and Jamaica, have cut rates this year too.
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