As Western economies look inward, what’s the future for Latin American trade?

March 28, 2017

Latin America’s economic downturn seems finally to have bottomed out. Positive, if modest, growth is forecast for this year. But as the region recovers from the end of the commodity super cycle, a new threat is weighing on growth prospects: protectionism and economic nationalism.

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Topics: SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES (SMES) REGIONAL INTEGRATION INCLUSIVE TRADE

Regions: LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (LAC)

Authors: ARANCHA GONZÁLEZ LAYA

Publishing Institution: WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

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