Latin America Monitor

Comprehensive country-by-country macroeconomic analysis, risk appraisals, latest market data and forecasts for Latin America

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Fiscal And Debt Outlook - Stimulus Efforts Will Modestly Widen Deficit In 2018 - FEB 2018

Andean December 2017 / Peru / Economy

Peru's fiscal deficit will widen in 2018 due to fiscal stimulus efforts focused on infrastructure and post-flooding reconstruction. Low debt levels will limit the impact on Peru's sovereign credentials and we expect spending reductions and revenue gains will see the deficit begin to narrow from 2019.

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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Brazil - FEB 2018

Brazil December 2017 / Brazil / Economy

Macroeconomic data and forecasts

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Economic Analysis - Fiscal Policy Signals Improving Macroeconomic Position - FEB 2018

Caribbean December 2017 / Jamaica / Economy

Jamaica will maintain a modest fiscal surplus in 2018 as the government focuses on generating revenue and constraining expenditure growth. As a result, government debt levels will continue to fall, supporting Jamaica's sovereign credibility.

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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Nicaragua - FEB 2018

Central America December 2017 / Nicaragua / Economy

Macroeconomic Forecasts.

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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Mexico - FEB 2018

Mexico December 2017 / Mexico / Economy

Macro Forecast Table

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Economic Analysis - Key Themes For Latin America In 2018 - FEB 2018

Southern Cone December 2017 / Latin America / Economy

Latin America will see stronger economic growth in 2018. Stabilising labour markets and moderating inflation will support consumption, while lower interest rates and a broad shift toward more orthodox economic policies will bolster investment. That said, the region's political environment will remain volatile, suggesting substantial downside risks to economic growth and policy continuity.

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