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Economy

The Puerto Rican Senate passed a budget on June 24, which raises taxes across several sectors, in part to address the financing needs of the commonwealth's Highways and Transportation... 2013-07-01


Economy

Consumer price inflation in Puerto Rico came in at 0.5% year-on-year (y-o-y) in April, down from 1.7% y-o-y in March. We expect price pressures to remain relatively subdued as domestic... 2013-07-01


Economy

Consumer price inflation in Puerto Rico declined sharply from 1.7% year-on-year (y-o-y) in March to 0.5% y-o-y in April. We expect demand-side inflationary pressures to increase modestly... 2013-06-03


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Economy

Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro García Padilla has stated that he is considering increasing taxes on oil products as well as raising license fees on luxury cars in an attempt... 2013-06-03


Economy

Consumer price inflation in Puerto Rico came in at 1.7% year-on-year (y-o-y) in March, unchanged from February. We expect demand-side inflationary pressures to increase modestly through... 2013-05-03


Economy

Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro García Padilla unveiled a US$9.8bn budget for FY2013/2014, representing a US$750mn increase over the prior year. However, Padilla said he... 2013-05-03


Economy

We believe that Puerto Rico's uncompetitive labour market, particularly in the manufacturing sector, will remain a major drag on economic growth over a multi-year period. Indeed, relatively... 2013-04-11


Economy

Puerto Rico's tax policies have generated a good deal of attention recently, with media reports indicating that several high net worth US citizens are considering moving to the island... 2013-04-05