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Argentina: Trade Restrictions and Policy Uncertainties

The recent imposition of additional trade restrictions coupled with economic policy uncertainties in Argentina continue to cast doubt onto the country’s economic outlook for 2012. Our clients and experts expect operational conditions to further deteriorate as surging government spending and…

Latin America – Emerging Markets Insights – June 2012

Multinationals are taking note of the strength of the Andean economies of Colombia and Peru, but the increasingly negative outlook in Argentina and Brazil is weighing down growth in the region.  Stagnating industrial output and diminishing consumer demand in Brazil…

May 2012 Latin America Outlook: Taking Global Volatility In Stride

Frontier Strategy Group’s clients are revising growth forecasts for Latin America’s major economies upwards as the outlook for the global economy begins to stabilize. Growth leaders are emerging in the Andean region, and we expect that Chile, Colombia, and Peru…

Brazil’s Government Bets on Decreasing Inflation

Trend Recent policy choices indicate that political considerations are being placed ahead of sound economic management The central bank’s decision to cut interest rates, despite high inflation and employment, and subsequent intervention to arrest the depreciation of the real has…