Juan Manuel Manías
•M.A. in International Economics Relations (UBA, Argentina)
•B.A. in Economics (UBA, Argentina, Magna Cum Laude Honours)
•Previous work experience includes Banco Francés Financial Area since 2000.
•Joined Economic Research Department in 2009
The surprising outcome of the primary elections left an open end to the October voting and heightened uncertainty, increasing volatility and further worsening expectations for the coming year. We maintain our scenario of recession and high inflation for 2023 and 2024.
The constitutional soundness together with the already made change in the energy matrix and the explicit plan in the implementation of green hydrogen leave Uruguay in a highly favorable position to decarbonize its economy, which will increase the life quality of its future inhabitants
After the pandemic and the end of the construction of the third pulp mill, the Uruguayan economy faces a couple of years of moderate growth. However, in the long term, recent improvements in the sovereign risk rating reinforce the institutional quality and strength of the country's macroeconomic fundamentals.