Brazil to rebound and Argentina to keep shining

Interview with Fernando Honorato Barbosa, Chief Economist at Banco Bradesco After years of faltering GDP growth, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) appear to be heading towards economic recovery. A slow one, however, as a new boom in commodity prices is not expected any time soon and the region’s largest economies struggle to overcome domestic problems, ranging from political uncertainty to poor competitiveness levels. In an exclusive interview with Latin Trade, Fernando Honorato Barbosa, Bradesco’s chief economist, discusses his take on the 2018-2019 outlook for Brazil and other big players in LAC. Brazil’s prospects are improving “Brazil is recovering,” says Barbosa, explaining that the region’s largest economy is being boosted by three main factors: the deleveraging of households, which fosters […]

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