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10 July 2023 | Press Release
In a new report, ECLAC calls on countries to improve their policy design to take advantage of the contribution that FDI can make to the energy transition and to the region’s sustainable productive development.
19 January 2023 | Press Release
At the 2023 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, the organization’s Executive Secretary, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, emphasized that the root cause of the low growth the region is experiencing now in a second lost decade is low productivity and lack of production diversification.
10 January 2023 | Press Release
ECLAC’s latest annual report indicates that the war in Ukraine and a less dynamic global economy have had a negative effect on the terms of trade in the region.
18 November 2022 | Press Release
Today the Eighth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean concluded in Montevideo.
15 December 2021 | Press Release
Today marked the conclusion of the Third Meeting of the Conference on Science, Innovation and Information and Communications Technologies, organized by ECLAC and the Argentine government.
5 August 2021 | Press Release
In a new report, ECLAC calls on the region’s countries to channel FDI flows – which are expected to hold steady in 2021 – towards activities that generate greater productivity, innovation and technology.
26 November 2020 | Press Release
Today the VII Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized virtually by ECLAC and the Government of Ecuador, came to a close.
10 October 2018 | Press Release
At a high-level seminar in Buenos Aires, authorities and experts debated the challenges of MSMEs in the face of disruptive technology and global uncertainty.
10 August 2017 | Press Release
In its annual report, ECLAC projects a fresh decline in 2017, of around 5%, and calls on countries to create policies to attract flows that support national processes of sustainable development.
6 March 2017 | Press Release
During a seminar held in Santiago, Chile, the United Nations regional body presented a project that seeks to improve national capabilities for measuring the digital economy in the region.
23 November 2016 | Press Release
A report by ECLAC highlights dissatisfaction with globalization and projects a 5% contraction in regional exports in 2016, marking four consecutive years of declines.
15 June 2016 | Press Release
With proactive and integrated policies, countries can take advantage of FDI to diversify their economies, boost innovation and respond to the challenges of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, ECLAC says.
11 December 2015 | Press Release
The Latin American Economic Outlook 2016 was launched today by OECD Development Centre, ECLAC and CAF –Development Bank of Latin America.
4 August 2015 | Press Release
ECLAC presents study on the digital revolution in the framework of the Fifth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society being held this week in Mexico City.
9 October 2014 | Press Release
The global economy’s slow recovery and a decline in intraregional trade explain the poor performance, according to a new ECLAC report.
28 October 2011 | Press Release
The report LEO 2012 recommends that the region implement new policies to enhance competitiveness and economic diversification.