Trades in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to ECLAC

Latin America Economy

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented the report “An Overview of the international insertion of Latin America and the Caribbean 2008-2009: Crisis and regional cooperation areas. While this document covers several topics, it is important to note that it says that this year the volumes of exports and imports of Latin American countries will suffer a significant downturn, the worst of the last weeks. That report was presented by the executive secretary Addition of the organism, Alicia Barcena, the ECLAC headquarters, located in the city of Santiago, Chile. That document states that trade is the sector most beaten by the global crisis, according to the ECLAC website, adding that trade in the region will fall by 13% over the course of 2009.

According to the report, released at the site of the ECLAC, the volume of exports from the region fall 11%, the worst drop since 1937, and imports will fall by 14%, the worst figure since 1982.

As part of this presentation, Alicia Barcena said is necessary to implement policies to revive trade, the productive sector actually beaten by the recession experienced by the world economies, as reported by the website.

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Will there be new stimulus plans?

New Plan

What economic situation would be living now if you have not been implemented incentive plans to the finances of all countries? Globalization has brought a number of criticisms. Many see it as a loss of identity of individuals and nations for a single. The singularities are disappearing and all we’re looking increasingly más.Sin is however undeniable that thanks to this phenomenon has been able to create a common reaction of all countries to curb the worst financial magnitude of the last seventy years.

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Evolution in Federal Reserve Balance

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Evolution in Federal Reserve Balance
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