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Economics Europe

EU-Mercosur FTA: Threats and Challenges

When the European Commission announced the signing of the EU-Mercosur free trade agreement, it sounded like a done deal. However, the provisional text must be ratified by all the parliaments of adhering countries, including the European Parliament and Council.

Economics Latin America

Argentina: Economic doldrums pose electoral risk

Argentina’s economy and political turmoil are on full display at the start of 2019. The country is in the midst of a difficult economic situation, which has led to a

Latin America Politics

The peso crisis in Argentina: A risk analysis

Argentina’s new currency crisis: what happened this time? Is any comparison with the previous crisis possible? What impact could we expect in the close-term for President Mauricio Macri and the country’s political stability?

Latin America Politics

The IMF joins President Macri’s bid to ward off political risks

The Argentine government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 7 June agreed to a Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) of up to $50 billion after suffering a speculative attack on the Argentine peso in May.

Europe Latin America

Argentina and Brazil push for a Mercosur agreement with the EU

2017 promised to be a decisive year for the trade agreement between Mercosur and the European Union given Brazil and Argentina’s strong efforts to finalize the deal. However, due to

Economics International The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead: 10 -16 December

Brexit moves to round two. U.S. Congress heads towards budget battle. German government moves closer to a coalition. Judge calls for arrest of former President Kirchner. All in The Week Ahead.

Latin America Politics

Risk Pulse: Corruption perceptions will impact Latin America’s 2018 elections

Exclusive new data shows that corruption remains one of the biggest problems in the Latin American region – with implications for investment.

Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead: 5 – 11 November

Argentine Central Bank rate change. Brexit talks restart. Trump goes to Asia. US tax changes. All in the Week Ahead.

Latin America Politics

Between isolation and alliances – Venezuela’s uncertain future

Nicolas Maduro’s victory in this month’s regional elections has strengthened his leadership position and drastically reduced the opposition’s hope for a victory in the 2018 presidential elections. If he retains his presidency next year, will he be able to count on the support of his Latin American allies?

Economics North America

Can Puerto Rico escape disaster?

Puerto Rico’s debt saga now heads to federal court, where the struggle between Puerto Rico and its creditors will be decided.