How things look for 2018

The performance of the economy, the future of the middle class. The vision of Standard & Poor’s chief economist for Latin America. In 2018 conditions for most of the region’s countries will be strengthened, so they will be able to grow at their potential rates. “They aren’t very high, they aren’t Asian rates except in three countries: Paraguay, Peru and Panama,” Joaquín A. Cottani, chief economist for Latin America for the credit rating company Standard & Poor’s, told Latin Trade. In general there will not be spectacular sectors next year, except possibly in infrastructure in some countries. The region continues to depend heavily on commodities and these types of goods, so there will not be any big miracles. “There is […]

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