Paving the Way for Growth in Latin America
Juan N. Cento, Regional President FedEx Express Latin America and Caribbean Division, explores the impact of infrastructure on a country’s economy and intra-regional and global competitiveness.
A lukewarm quarter for MNCs
The MNC Index falls in the second quarter, a reflection of the cooling of economic growth in key markets, as well as weakening currencies in the region.
Top Businesswomen 2014
LBC presents its annual list of the Top 50 Businesswomen operating in or with Latin America for 2014.
The Colombian takeoff
Since the opening of its new terminal in 2012, Bogota’s El Dorado international airport has become one of the fastest growing airports in Latin America.
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.
“Brazil is not for beginners”
Brazil’s former Secretary of Foreign Trade WelberBarral talks about how his country makes doing business a challenge.
Top 10 Companies to Watch
LBC takes a look at the top 10 companies in Latin America, which offer the best return on investment in the last five years.
“Capital will be scarce in the coming years”
Majorchanges are coming to the banking industry, said Roberto Setubal, CEO of ItaúUnibanco, the largest bank in the Southern hemisphere. He shared with Latin Trade his view of a world with costlier capital and with no advantages to being a global bank.
Productivity and innovation will be the true markers of success in the new global economy.