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ECLAC Will Unveil New Report on Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean

*** ATTENTION: CHANGE OF DATE *** The document with updated figures will be presented at a press conference by the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, on Thursday, July 5, in Mexico City.

21 June 2018|Announcement

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will release the 2018 edition of its annual report Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean on Thursday, July 5, at 11 a.m. (GMT –5) at its Subregional Headquarters in Mexico, in Mexico City.

The report, which contains updated 2017 figures for the countries of the region reported through early June of this year, will be unveiled at a press conference led by the Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization, Alicia Bárcena. The launch will also be transmitted live on the Internet.

The 2018 edition of this document includes four chapters that present an overview of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Latin America in light of tensions in globalization; an analysis of advanced manufacturing sectors in Mexico dominated by transnational companies; the evolution of export platforms in Central America and the Dominican Republic, given global pressures; and the role of the European Union as the main source of quality foreign investment for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Members of the media are invited to attend this press conference at ECLAC’s Subregional Headquarters in Mexico City (MCS Corporate Building, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Ave. # 193 floor 12,  Granada Colony, Miguel Hidalgo Delegation).   

To confirm attendance and arrange interviews, please contact María Luisa Díaz de León in Mexico City. Email: marialuisa.diaz@cepal.org; telephone (52 55) 41705665; mobile (5255) 5416 9297.

 

What: Launch of report Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018.

Who:

Presenter:

  • Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary.

When: Thursday, July 5, 2018, 11 a.m. local time in Mexico City (GMT -5).

Where: ECLAC’s Subregional Headquarters in Mexico City (MCS Corporate Building, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Ave. # 193 floor 12,  Granada Colony, Miguel Hidalgo Delegation, Raúl Prebisch room).

For other queries about the launch, contact ECLAC’s Public Information Unit.

Email: prensa@cepal.org; Telephone: (+56 2) 2210 2040.

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