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Economy

In line with our expectations, the Nicaraguan economy slowed noticeably in the first quarter of 2013, posting growth of 3.6% year-on-year (y-o-y), down from the 5.2% annual growth recorded... 2013-07-01


Economy

We believe that Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega may struggle to maintain his high level of popular support over the long term. In recent years, the leader's approval rating has jumped... 2013-06-03


Economy

After Nicaragua ended 2012 with total public debt of US$5.4bn (51.5% of GDP), a little under our 52.8% of GDP estimate, we have revised down our 2013 forecast to 50.4% of GDP. This... 2013-06-03


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Economy

Nicaragua reported remittance growth of 11.3% in 2012, one of the highest in the region, largely on the back of a 37.4% increase in inflows from Costa Rica. Indeed, Costa Rica is now... 2013-05-06


Economy

Recent opinion polls show President Daniel Ortega has strong popular support. Indeed, a Borge and Associates poll gives the president a 74.7% approval rating, while an M&R Consultants... 2013-05-06


Economy

As Venezuela's political environment begins to deteriorate rapidly, we see increased risks to Nicaragua's macroeconomic stability given the strong political and trade ties between the... 2013-05-02


Economy

In a joint effort, Nicaraguan and Russian authorities dismantled a drug trafficking operation moving cocaine from Nicaragua to Europe. This comes after the two countries signed a bilateral... 2013-04-02


Economy

Nicaragua ended 2012 with a current account deficit of 12.9% of GDP. While this represents an improvement from the prior year's current account deficit of 13.2% of GDP, it came largely... 2013-04-02

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