25 January 2021 | Press Release
COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the region, exacerbating deep-rooted inequalities and pushing millions into poverty.
16 December 2020 | Press Release
In its Preliminary Overview of the Economies of the region, ECLAC forecasts an average contraction of -7.7% for 2020 – the largest in 120 years – and a rebound of 3.7% in 2021.
6 October 2020 | Press Release
ECLAC launched its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020, an annual report in which it reaffirms that international cooperation, through better distribution of global liquidity, must underpin the expansion of policy space in the region.
21 August 2020 | Press Release
Ministers, Deputy Ministers and other high-level officials from 15 Latin American countries held a meeting with the Commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.
29 June 2020 | Press Release
In a joint virtual seminar with the Federal Senate of Brazil, the commission’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, emphasized that a new development model will be needed after the COVID-19 pandemic.
12 December 2019 | Press Release
According to a new annual report by the United Nations regional organization, the region will grow 0.1% in 2019 and 1.3% in 2020.
11 November 2019 | Press Release
ECLAC updated its growth projections for the countries of the region.
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.
11 April 2019 | Press Release
The organization updated its projections for the region’s economic activity.
17 October 2018 | Press Release
ECLAC has updated its growth projections for the countries of the region.
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.
11 April 2018 | Press Release
The organization updated its growth projections for the region.
14 December 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC released today new projections for the region’s countries. A more favorable external context along with greater dynamism in consumption and domestic investment will favor the expansion.
12 October 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC updated its growth projections for countries of the region.
5 September 2017 | Press Release
The Chilean economist delivered the XV Prebisch Lecture today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Chile, where he was received by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the UN regional organization.
3 August 2017 | Press Release
ECLAC holds its projection for average regional growth at 1.1% and stresses the importance of macroeconomic policies to regain economic dynamism.
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.
8 September 2016 | Press Release
ECLAC’s Executive Secretary participated in the XX Annual CAF Conference, in Washington.
16 March 2016 | Press Release
ECLAC regional seminar calls for selective adjustments and strengthened monitoring of tax evasion.
17 December 2015 | Press Release
ECLAC updated its growth projections for 2015 and next year. The fall in commodities prices and declining investment are some of the factors behind the slow regional expansion.