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U.S. | Weekly podcast: auto and housing industries

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Weekly economic update focusing on the major economic indicators to be released the week of March 20, 2017. Special topic: the U.S. auto industry

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U.S. | Auto industry chartbook (March 2017)

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Solid employment growth, stable gasoline prices and low interest rates contributed to robust vehicle sales through the end of 2016. Demand continues to be biased towards light-trucks and away from cars. Auto lending remains healthy, but this could be impacted by future interest rate hikes.

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U.S. | Weekly podcast: oil price outlook and home sales

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Weekly economic update focusing on the major economic indicators to be released the week of February 20, 2017. Special topic: oil price outlook

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The Network View: applications to international trade and bank exposures

Document Number 17/02

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Systems of interconnected elements are increasingly important in economic applications. This paper elaborates on some ideas of network analysis and its application to the study of systems of economic interest. It focuses on the Identification of influential and vulnerable elements, from both a global and a local perspective.

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U.S. | The road ahead for electric vehicles

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Electric vehicles have become more reliable and attractive due to technological progress and government support. However, prospects for mass adoption are still constrained by technological limitations, charging infrastructure, policy uncertainty and oil prices

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U.S. | Oil Price Outlook (February 2017)

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OPEC output deal may have a limited impact on prices. Going forward, inventory correction and the lagged effect of CAPEX cuts should lead to higher prices. The recovery of U.S. shale production is expected to prevent a steep upturn in prices. Little to no upside from demand. Slow recovery and convergence to $60/bbl.

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Mexico Regional Sectorial Outlook. Second Half 2016

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The automotive industry in Mexico: domestic sales at their highest level, exports will depend on the international situation. NAFTA promotes greater trade integration and economic complexity. The telecommunications reform begins to show its positive effects

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U.S. | Weekly podcast: OPEC deal, international trade, factory orders and consumer credit

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Weekly economic update focusing on the data to be released the week of December 5, 2016. Special topic: OPEC production deal

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U.S. | Weekly podcast: Sustainable food, GDP and employment

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Weekly economic update focusing on the data to be released the week of November 28, 2016. Special topic: The growing appetite for sustainable foods

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U.S. | Auto Industry Chartbook

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Vehicle sales remain robust due to solid employment growth, low gasoline prices and low interest rates. Leasing continues to be an increasingly preferred form of financing, especially for luxury vehicles. Potential of tax cuts under new administration should help boost auto sales, but this could be offset by the impact of higher interest rates.

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Argentina | Hydrocarbons Sector facing the challenge of recovering production and reserves

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Argentina requires to recover oil and gas production and reserves after years of declining investment and a context of lower international prices. The new government started to deregulate the sector, giving more autonomy to the province administrations and correcting distorted price signals, but there are still significant challenges to reach self-sufficiency.

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Digital Economy Outlook. October 2016

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In this issue we focus on: Cloud computing in the EU: a fragmented regulatory framework; The impact of technological advances on the labour market ; Digital divide and development: an analysis of asymmetries in Internet use; InsurTech and the disruptive insurance ecosystem; and Virtual Assistants: artificial intelligence at your service.

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U.S. | The Growing Appetite for Sustainable Foods

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Sustainable food: key to ending world hunger and coping with environmental challenges. Consumer preferences, technology and policies must align with long-term objectives. Banks can play a crucial role while enhancing relationships with conscious consumers.

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U.S. | Oil Price Outlook (October 2016)

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OPEC output deal could have a limited impact on prices. Excess supply will take time to clear out. Downward bias on demand due to slow economic growth and structural trends. Baseline scenario: gradual increase towards $60/bbl.

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Argentina | Electrical Energy Sector

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The lack of readjustment of energy tariffs since 2000's led to a deep deterioration of the electric sector infrastructure. During last decade, the generation of electrical energy depended mainly on thermal power stations.

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U.S. | Small Business Chartbook (September 2016)

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Small business formation continues to improve. Real estate, healthcare, finance and professional services show strong performance. Healthy balance sheets and better financial conditions encourage borrowing. Regulation and fiscal policy remain key concerns for small business owners.

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U.S. | Oil Price Outlook (August 2016)

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The downward trend experienced after February was interrupted by concerns on high stocks of refined products. Recently, renewed market expectations of an output deal in September have brought prices up again. However, we believe that a production deal has a low probability of success. We expect a gradual increase in prices after 2016, with risks tilted to the downside.

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U.S.| Weekly Economic Update, August 19 2016

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An analysis of next week's economic indicators including housing market and 2Q GDP. Special topic: industry outlook and elections.

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U.S. | Auto Industry Chartbook

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In July, auto sales reached their highest levels since Oct. 2015. Demand continues to be biased towards light-trucks and away from cars. The recent upward trend in oil and gas prices has eased, which could incentivize more miles driven. Auto lending remains robust; leasing remains an increasingly preferred form of financing, especially for luxury vehicles.

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U.S. Industry Outlook under Electoral Scenarios

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Regardless of who wins the presidential election, construction may be the most benefited industry. The outlook for healthcare and energy differs the most between candidates. Export- and import-dependent industries may struggled regardless of who wins the election

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