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By Mark Keller and Santiago Gutiérrez   Slow growth will be Latin America’s “new normal” in 2015. The International Monetary Fund expects growth this year to reach just 2.2 percent – up from 1.3 percent, but still less than ideal. The deceleration comes amid a decline in the commodity cycle, with the price of traditional Latin American exports such as soy, copper, and especially oil experiencing large declines amid reduced global demand, especially from China. This reduced demand will spell slower growth in all the region’s economies – and even recession in those countries without strong macroeconomic fundamentals such as […]
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