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November 19, 2021

The United States is going to strengthen its infrastructure; Mexico should follow suit

Last Tuesday, Joe Biden, president of the United States, signed a plan that will allocate 1.2 trillion dollars to the infrastructure of his country.

January 18, 2021

Mexico | Years of great liquidity are coming that will bring opportunities and challenges

The central banks of advanced economies had a timely and decisive reaction to the economic crisis generated by the pandemic. Not only they bring monetary policy rates close to zero, but they implemented the largest injection of liquidity in history.

December 5, 2020

Mexico | Take advantage of low interest rates and invest in infrastructure

For many years I thought that Mexico had lost a unique opportunity. In response to the global financial crisis, the central banks of developed countries implemented an unprecedented monetary expansion. Not only did they lower interest rates to zero, they also injected liquidity by buying bonds.

September 6, 2019

Challenging global and regional scenario for Colombia

As a small economy, Colombia is not immune to the reality of the global context. Short- and medium-term scenarios can be affected by exchange rate volatility, weakening investment, fiscal deficit, current account deficit and informality in the labor market.

September 3, 2019

Mexico | Oaxaca Pact: Infrastructure for the South & Southeast

The Oaxaca Pact aims at attracting investment and create industrial and commercial infrastructure that would translate into greater jobs and GDP growth in the South and Southeast of Mexico.

March 28, 2019

Peru | New home and prime office market in Lima Metropolitana

Sales of new apartments in Lima continued to recover in 2018 in a context of improved formal employment, attractive interest rates, and some government incentives. We estimate that sales improvement will keep consolidating this year. On the prime office market side, the supply of previous years is gradually being digested a…
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November 21, 2018

Argentina | Financing the infrastructure gap

Budgetary constraints in the public sector and the poor development of the financial system make it convenient to involve the private sector in investment in infrastructure. The regulatory framework mitigates risks but does not completely isolate the effects of country risk volatility, knowledge about past corruption and la…

November 22, 2017

Peru | Advances in digitalisation

Peru is still lagging behind the region in the process of digitalisation. However, there have been advances such as the increased use of the internet by families, a reduction in the concentration of companies offering internet services and improvements in infrastructure. Going forward, it is anticipated that these favourabl…
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