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January 4, 2021

Mexico | Dependence on remittances will reach 3.8% of GDP in 2020

In November 2020, 3,381 million dollars entered by remittances (+ 15.6%). The U.S. economic stimulus that have also benefited Mexicans, the sending of remittances from cross-border workers and commuters, and the appreciation of the dollar against the peso, are factors that explain the increase in remittances in 2020.

January 21, 2013

Evaluating Latin America's Commodity Dependence on China

The global commodity boom in the last decade is largely explained by China’s hunger for raw materials. This paper explores to what extent South America has become “Sinodependent” and its implications.