The foreign direct investment decreased in Latin America

The inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America and the Caribbean fell by 23% during the first half of 2014 compared to the same period of the last year. This information applies to 13 countries in the region and was published by the Economic Commission for Latin...

ECLAC warns about reduction of growth in Latin America for 2014

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) announced this Monday the growth reduction for Latin America in 2014. Figures would vary from 2.7% to 2.2% by weak external and domestic demand. “The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean wil...

Slowdown in foreign trade affects port activity in Latin America

The port activity was affected through the end of 2013 due to the slowdown of foreign trade in Latin America and the Caribbean. Last year there was an increase of 1.7%, according to the report of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). In the ECLAC...