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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America Holds Steady in 2013

Argentina Brazil Chile Colombia Latin America Mexico Peru Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America Holds Steady in 2013

In 2013, foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America reached $185 billion according to the latest ECLAC report, continuing the slight upward trend of the last three years. Brazil maintained its...

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Foreign Direct Investment and Jobs in Latin America

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In 2012 Latin America received its largest amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) to date: $170 billion or 12 percent of global flows. These flows went into a range of...

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China’s Economic Role in Latin America

China Latin America China’s Economic Role in Latin America

There is much talk of China’s escalating economic influence in Latin America. But it’s worth looking at what has (and hasn’t) actually happened in the three main ways that China...

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Evolution of Latin America’s Economies

Brazil Chile Colombia Latin America Mexico Venezuela Evolution of Latin America’s Economies

I’ve been looking recently at the structural changes in many of Latin America’s economies (through the evolution of their exports). The different trajectories are quite striking, as you can see...

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America Hit Record Highs in 2011

Brazil Chile China Colombia Latin America Mexico United States Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America Hit Record Highs in 2011

Last year foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America continued its surge, topping $150 billion, an all time high for the region. According to the Economic Commission for Latin America...

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