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Economy

BMI View: This month, we are introducing a new methodology for our economic risk ratings. In this edition of Central America Monitor, the new ratings for each country, including... 2007-04-16


Economy

BMI View: Nicaragua's current account deficit was a bit wider in 2006 than we had expected, at US$854.6mn, or 16.2% of GDP, according to preliminary figures (we had forecast US$833.0mn... 2007-04-09


Economy

BMI View: Power cuts blamed on energy company Unión Fenosa have compelled Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to threaten action against the Spanish firm. However, with his actions... 2007-04-05


Economy

BMI View: Nicaragua's foreign reserves (excluding gold) came in much higher than we had anticipated in 2007, at US$921.9mn, compared with our original US$700mn forecast.

2007-03-13

Economy

Venezuela has guaranteed a long-term supply of cheap crude oil to Nicaragua. Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez made the announcement on a visit to Nicaragua, which coincided with... 2007-03-13


Economy

BMI View: In March, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) began hearing arguments over a maritime border dispute between Nicaragua and neighbouring Honduras. A ruling should... 2007-03-12


Economy

BMI View: Global oil prices have fallen considerably since their peak in 2006, and this should prove beneficial to Central America's external accounts. Importantly, we think that... 2007-02-19


Economy

The legislature in January approved a watered-down version of President Daniel Ortega's proposal to consolidate power in the executive branch, including giving the president's office... 2007-02-06


Economy

BMI View: With more than US$100mn in debt payments coming due in February, President Daniel Ortega's government is concerned about Nicaragua's debt load. While more external debt... 2007-01-30


Economy

The Banco Central de Nicaragua (BCN) has done an admirable job of conducting monetary policy over the past few years, following a banking crisis. The big question now is how policy... 2007-01-18

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