Noteworthy quotes on Latin American business during 2011.
BY LBC STAFF
Latin Business Chronicle selects some of the most memorable quotes of the year on Latin American business.
“You can well say 'you can drop dead due to heart failure' due to lack of resources. But no, I am prepared, I have got my pills. I have got $35 billion [available] in cash."
Petrobras CFO Almir Barbassa, in Latin Business Chronicle,
“There's no menu or formula for success.”
Avianca Chairman German Efromovich in Latin Trade, March/April 2011, crediting a combination of persistence, passion, loving what he does and work, work, work for his success.
“It's going to be the decade of
Rodolpho Cardenuto, President and
“I've never felt more positive than I do today."
“The one who sells doesn't have it and the one who buys doesn't want it.”
Dominican President Leonel Fernandez, attacking food and energy speculation at the Latin Trade Symposium, October 2011.
“I went to the
Mexican Central Bank Governor Augustin Carstens in The Wall Street Journal,
“It's like working with the mafia.”
Executive at the local subsidiary of a major international firm in
The Wall Street Journal,
Osvaldo Robles, Manzanillo International Terminal, at the Business Future of the
“We are colonizing the people who colonized us.”
Pablo Giacomini, executive director, treasury services advisor
Jose Antonio Rios, chairman of global crossing
“Frankly, we need some of that in the
Donald Trump on President Ricardo Martinelli's corporate approach to running
"We don't bring in millions of Indians."
“This is really the best time in the last 30 years.”
French native Frédéric Donier, a partner with Crescendo, a business intelligence consultant in