LBC’s statistics on U.S.-Latin Trade evidence the strength of the Mexico-U.S. trade relationship, and that trade with Venezuela has continued to fall.
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Increased difficulty in hiring new employees was the main factor in the declines.
Company is expanding to seven countries and expects global revenue growth of over 40 percent this year.
The region ranks fourth globally for human capital development.
The Andean country saw bilateral trade up 19.4 percent in the first half of this year.
Brazilian banks suffer amid slow economic growth, but an election year in Venezuela helps drive up that country’s bank’s assets and net incomes.
The Southern Cone and Panama top most categories in our index. Cuba ranks better than many Central American countries in internet and PC penetration.
Our list of Latin America’s top trading partners shows declines in trade with East Asia, but growth with India and Europe.
While smaller markets saw growth, trade with the region’s major economies saw declines.
Brazil once again comes in last in our tax index. But Venezuela ranks as most improved.
Peru and the Dominican Republic jumped on LBC’s FDI Index. Chile in the lead this year.
Enthusiasm surrounded the formation of the Cali summit, but short-term benefits may not be much.
Trade with China is reaching more normal rates of yearly growth; Colombia and Costa Rica are this year’s success stories.
Brazil registered the largest decline in this year’s survey following a year of flat economic growth.
IMF report predicts modest growth, and urges the region’s economies to lay the groundwork for long-term, sustainable development.
Remittances were largely flat year-over-year in 2012 due to a sluggish Spanish economy.