Should investors be excited about the Pacific Alliance?

A London School of Economics round-table discusses the Pacific Alliance – a trade group made up of Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile. Mike Reid, Americas Editor, The Economist There is no doubt that the Pacific Alliance is potentially one of the most interesting and important developments in the region for a decade. Why? Well it’s interesting because it… Continue reading Should investors be excited about the Pacific Alliance?

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Latin America’s Insurers

With an expanding market and several dynamic economies Latin America’s insurance market looks promising.

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Britain is rebuilding its Latin American trading empire

William Hague thinks Britain should be selling much more stuff to Latin America, so he’s made the region one of his top foreign policy priorities. Since coming to power in 2010, the coalition has opened new embassies and consulates in Paraguay, Brazil, Haiti and El Salvador. I’ve heard the Foreign Secretary explain the new policy… Continue reading Britain is rebuilding its Latin American trading empire

The return of Mesoamerica

LatAm INVESTOR speaks to Luis Antonio Velasquez Quiroa, former Guatemalan Minister of the Economy, and Erasmo Sanchez, former Vice Minister of Agriculture Luis Velasquez Yes this Mesoamerican region of Central America and southern Mexico is very important. We realise that the world is changing, it is increasingly becoming important to be part of a bloc.… Continue reading The return of Mesoamerica

Made in Mexico

Workshop of the Americas Over the last twenty years Mexico has become a formidable export power. Indeed it is unique in that it is the only major Latin American economy to derive more than 50% of its export earnings from manufactured goods. What’s makes this even more impressive is that Mexico has managed to do… Continue reading Made in Mexico

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Interview with Mexico´s candidate for Director General of the World Trade Organisation, Dr. Herminio Blanco

We caught up with Mexico’s WTO candidate when he came to London on a whistlestop tour… Why have you come to London? I am conducting a tour of countries as part of my campaign for Director General of the WTO. I have come to London because of the shared values of open trade and the… Continue reading Interview with Mexico´s candidate for Director General of the World Trade Organisation, Dr. Herminio Blanco