No growth, big profits
The 100 biggest banks in the region did not increase their total assets in 2013, but reported a 7.6% increase in net revenues. The reasons behind this financial paradox.
Japan-LatAm Trade: On the up
Trade between Latin America and the world’s third-largest economy continued to grow in 2013, driven by stronger growth in Japan.
Andbank’s international push
Andorra’s oldest private bank is undertaking an international expansion aimed at the United States and Latin America.
Getting to the top
With the publication of the Top 50 Businesswomen, LBC explores what’s necessary for women to make it to the top in Latin America.
Latin America’s Top 100 Banks 2013
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.
Educating the Children to Succeed
Students with limited access to education in Latin America sometimes fail to develop cognitive skills needed for success. Latin Education Index shows how Guatemala and Haiti lag in this area.
Infrastructure bids in Latin America
More than $31.6 billion in 20 major infrastructure bids which are open in 7 countries, are listed in the new Latin Business Chronicle Infrastructure Guide. Descriptions, deadlines and contacts for each bid.
Uruguay Lures Investors
Uruguay is increasingly attracting foreign multinationals thanks to clear regulations and a growing economy.
Uruguay: In Lula’s Footsteps
By emulating Brazil instead of Venezuela, Mujica will make Uruguay one of the most attractive economies in Latin America.
Latin Technology: Best & Worst
Uruguay is challenging Chile as the top technology nation in Latin America. But Cuba remains unchallenged as the worst.
Uruguay's President Vazquez made a shameful decision to postpone Botnia's permit.
Q&A with Botnia
Botnia talks to Latin Business Chronicle about its controversial pulp mill and doing business in Uruguay.
EU Trade With Latin America Sets New Record
Chile replaces Mexico as the second-largest Latin American exporter to the European Union, while Italy replaces the Netherlands as the third-largest EU partner for Latin America.
Argentina-Uruguay Conflict Continues
Despite support from the World Bank, Uruguay continues to be the target of Argentine protests. And pressure mounts on Uruguay to increase its counter attacks.
Uruguay: Positive Business Outlook
Uruguay, already boasting one of the best business environments in Latin America, will benefit further from a possible free trade agreement with the United States, closer ties with Europe and less emphasis on Mercosur.
Consolidate Uruguay Ties Now
The U.S.–Uruguay investment treaty will boost two–way investment and commerce and help advance economic freedom in Latin America, argue Ana Eiras and Stephen Johnson.
Latin Business Index 2006: Best and Worst
Chile is the best place for business in Latin America and Haiti the worst. Mexico comes right behind Chile, while Brazil only ranks sixth, the Latin Business Index shows.
Export restrictions, price controls, bully diplomacy and spiralling inflation are among the key results of Nestor Kirchner's misguided economic policies.
Record Wireless Sales
Latin America is setting a new record in sales of wireless phones. All the top vendors are gaining, but Motorola most: It captured the top spot, replacing Nokia. Brazil remains the leading market, but Colombia has now replacedVenezuela as the fourth-largest market.