In a state visit to Brasilia, Argentina President Mauricio Macri said that Mercosur would focus on strengthening its relationship with Mexico, Latin America's second-largest economy after Brazil.
“I seriously doubt that President Trump would cast aside the relationship with Mexico,” Frederic Garcia
Colombia’s exports dropped 13% in 2016 in spite of a minor increase in exports to its biggest trade partner, the United States, for the first time since the two countries signed a free trade agreement.
“The Uruguayan government must deal with an international situation full of uncertainties, and we don’t know whether this situation will lead to a trade war. Hopefully not, but it’s a latent danger,” Mujica
A study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) estimates the direct annual cost of crime and violence in Latin America and the Caribbean at US$261 billion or 3.55% of GDP
The government will reallocate $100 million from the current budget, while another $233 million will be taken out of a rainy-day fund that the government maintains for such situations
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Some 80,000 jobs were created in Chile last year. That compares to 200,000 jobs created when the economy of the top copper exporter was booming in 2011.
South America’s biggest economies want to work more closely together. That will not be easy
Avianca Holdings SA, one of Latin America's biggest airlines, said late on Tuesday it is seeking a commercial alliance with United Continental Holdings Inc, under terms still to be negotiated.
Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Wednesday that his country is returning to a path of growth and will manage to escape recession in the first quarter of 2017.
Mexico’s president said talks to renegotiate the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement linking his country with the United States and Canada would begin after a 90-day consultation period
“The executive branch is going to take this to the end, and if China wants an agreement we’ll reach an agreement and it will be up to the legislature to either approve or reject it,” Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa
Espirito Santo, Brazil's fourth-smallest state, with 2 percent of national population, also is one of the country's most fiscally fit.
Trump appeared to embrace a proposal by House Republicans that would impose a 20 percent tax on all imported goods. Many businesses in industries such as retail and energy, which rely heavily on imports, were in a panic.
A solid economy and steady growth of 4,5% between 2010 and 2016 has been the fuel behind the internationalization strategy that seeks to attract foreign direct investment to develop mobile apps
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.
Bolivia expects to hit an export of 8,000 megawatts of electricity for 2025, which is part of its aspiration to become an energy center in the Southern Cone, by contributing with nations as Brazil, Paraguay, Peru and Argentina.
Not long ago, any suggestion that Mexico might walk away from the North American Free Trade Agreement would have been met with utter disbelief.
Colombia’s foreign debt reached $116 billion in October, equivalent to 40% of the country’s GDP, according to a report published Wednesday by the country’s state-run central bank.
President Trump’s cancellation Monday of an agreement for a sweeping trade deal with Asia began recasting America’s role in the global economy, leaving an opening for other countries to flex their muscles.
President Enrique Pena Nieto has vowed to fight for Mexico's interests and defend migrants' rights during talks with the new US administration.