19 March 2020 | News
In 2019, international bond issuance from the region increased and bond spreads tightened. Credit quality continued to deteriorate, however, although at a slower pace relative to 2018.
2 March 2020 | News
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary spoke at a CAF seminar on the challenges of growth in Latin America.
9 December 2019 | News
Since 2011, Colombian FDI has surpassed the amount of Mexican investments accumulated in the region.
14 August 2019 | Press Release
In an international context of reduced flows and strong competition, national policies must attract FDI that contributes to creating local capacities and fostering sustainable development, ECLAC says in its annual report.
31 July 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC presents its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting the importance of expanding fiscal space and reorienting investment, productivity and monetary policies to spur the economies of countries in the region.
29 August 2018 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, presented the document “The Inefficiency of Inequality” during a keynote speech made at UNAM, in Mexico City.
23 August 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC released today its Economic Survey 2018, in which it offers a profound analysis of the evolution of investment in the region.
16 August 2018 | Announcement
The document, which will provide updated growth projections for the region’s countries, will be released by the organization’s executive secretary, Alicia Bárcena, on Thursday, August 23.
5 July 2018 | Press Release
In a new annual report, ECLAC calls on governments to incentivize quality investment that is compatible with sustainable development.
27 June 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary inaugurated a meeting today at which a joint document produced by the five United Nations regional commissions was presented.
25 June 2018 | News
The organization’s Office in Washington D.C. released a new study on resilience and capital flows, with a focus on the development challenges of the region.
11 April 2018 | Press Release
The organization updated its growth projections for the region.
9 November 2017 | News
A representative of the United Nations organization met with authorities from the Chinese government and made a presentation at a massive business gathering.
15 May 2017 | Press Release
The organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, indicated that Latin America and the Caribbean “cannot be left behind” during a high-level Forum held in Beijing.
15 May 2017 | News
Investments should total around 6.2% of GDP but by 2015 the amount was only 2.3%, according to the INFRALATAM database.
6 April 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary is participating in the annual gathering being held through Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
4 April 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary was one of the main speakers at the IV International Investment Forum Chile, inaugurated by the country’s president, Michelle Bachelet.
29 March 2017 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the United Nations regional organization, Alicia Bárcena, spoke today at the XVI Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Tuxtla Dialogue and Agreement Mechanism, held in San Jose, Costa Rica.
22 March 2017 | Press Release
New report from ECLAC highlights significant divergences in fiscal dynamics between subregions of Latin America and the Caribbean.
14 December 2016 | Press Release
After two consecutive years of decline, the region will grow by 1.3% in the upcoming year in a complex international scenario, according to ECLAC’s new projections.