The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will present on Thursday, December 14 its Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2017, in which it will update its growth estimates for the region’s countries in the present year and projections for 2018.
The report will be presented by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, in a press conference at the Commission’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, at 11:00 a.m. local time (UTC/GMT -3:00). The event will also be broadcast live on the Internet via the institution’s Web site.
The 2017 edition of the Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean -one of ECLAC’s most important annual reports- will analyze the economic performance of the region throughout the year, the international context and macroeconomic policies implemented by countries, while also providing an outlook for 2018.
Members of the media are invited to participate in the press conference, which will be held at ECLAC’s headquarters (Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3477, Vitacura, Santiago, Chile, Celso Furtado Room). Journalists must have their media credentials or their identity documents with them to gain entry.
What: Launch of ECLAC’s annual report Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2017.
- Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
- Experts from ECLAC’s Economic Development Division.
When: Thursday 14 December, 2017, 11:00 a.m. Chilean time (UTC/GMT -3:00).
Where: ECLAC headquarters. Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3477, Vitacura, Santiago, Chile (Celso Furtado Room).