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This month will mark one year since the U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement (FTA) entered into force. To mark this anniversary, Latin Trade spoke with Maria Claudia Lacoture, president of Colombia’s export promotion agency Proexport, to ...
Business Implications of El Salvador and Costa Rica Votes
LBC looks at what to expect in the two countries after recent elections.On Thursday, El Salvador released final results confirming Salvador Sánchez Cerén of the left-wing FMLN (Farabundo Martí Liberation Front) as victor. Meanwhile, In ...
Petrobras also unloaded more than $4 billion in assets.The acquisition of Portugal Telecom by Brazil’s largest telephone company, Oi, was the largest M&A of the year according to LBC’s latest list of Latin America’s Top ...
LBC provides the profit and revenue forecasts of 50 large Latin American companies. Please Scroll down the page to see the full guide
Both countries are involved in tight elections, and will most likely go to a run-off, say analysts. On Sunday, voters in Costa Rica and El Salvador went to the polls to elect their new presidents. Races ...
Amid a landscape of declines, U.S.-based companies generally performed well. The leading 25 foreign-based multinational corporations (MNCs) operating in Latin America saw a 6.7 percent decline in combined revenues in the third quarter of 2013 ...
In her second term the president has promised better quality public services.As predicted, Michelle Bachelet won Chile’s election on Sunday by a large margin. Indeed, at the close of campaigning on Thursday, Bachelet’s competitor Evelyn ...
Meanwhile, industrial and oil companies continued to see declines. Food and beverage, mining, and retail continued to be the strongest players among Latin America’s multilatinas in the third quarter of 2013. In total the 25 ...
Increased difficulty in hiring new employees was the main factor in the declines.Latin America’s labor environment saw declines for another year shows data from the latest Labor Index from Latin Business Chronicle. As with many ...
How will Bachelet's second presidency differ from her first? Chileans will go to the polls on Sunday to choose their next president. Most polls suggest that former President Michelle Bachelet, who previously served in the ...