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April 15, 2019

Argentina Economic Outlook. Second quarter 2019

We revised slightly to the downside the growth of 2019 to -1.2% due to the prolongation of the monetary astringency, maintaining the vision of a positive quarterly growth since 1Q19. Inflation will fall more gradually than expected, reaching 35% YoY due to the volatility of the exchange rate and the higher indexation of the…

February 1, 2019

Argentina Economic Outlook. First quarter 2019

The currency crisis of 2018 derailed both the gradual fiscal approach and the inflation targets, and drastically changed the 2019 outlook. The key questions are whether there be a turnaround in activity and inflation, and who the next President will be.

January 11, 2019

Infographic Colombia Promoting financial development in the context of Middle-Income Trap

Between 2011 and 2017, the economy has grown on average 3.8% annually, while the LAC average is 1.7%

January 10, 2019

Infographic Peru Promoting financial development in the context of Middle-Income Trap

Between 2011 and 2017, the economy has grown on average 4.8% annually, while the LAC average is 1.7%

January 9, 2019

Infographic Mexico Promoting financial development in the context of Middle-Income Trap

Between 2011 and 2017, the economy has grown on average 2.6% annually, while the LAC average is 1.7%

January 3, 2019

Infographic Argentina Promoting financial development in the context of Middle-Income Trap

Between 2011 and 2017, the economy has grown on average 1.2% annually, while the LAC average is 1.7%

December 27, 2018

Argentina | 2018 Automotive Situation

After record sales in the first half of the year, the Argentine automotive market sank sharply as a result of the 2018 currency crisis. However, the fall in internal demand is in contrast with the increase in exports. The 2019 forecast for the sector is not encouraging in the internal market.

December 5, 2018

Policy priorities to promote financial development in the context of Middle Income Trap

This paper analyses the development of financial markets in Argentina, Colombia, Mexico and Peru in the context of the middle-income trap. This is particularly relevant for these economies, since well-developed and properly-functioning financial markets are fundamental to achieve high income status on a sustainable basis.