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ECLAC Will Present New Growth Projections for the Region’s Economies

23 July 2015|Announcement

The United Nations organization will launch on Wednesday 29 July its Economic Survey of Latin American and Caribbean 2015 in a press conference to be held at its headquarters in Santiago, Chile.

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will present next Wednesday, July 29, its Economic Survey of Latin American and Caribbean 2015, a publication updating growth estimates for the region’s countries in the current year.

ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, will present the report during a press conference that will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the organization’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, and will be broadcast live via Internet at the institution’s Web site.

The Economic Survey of Latin American and Caribbean 2015 is one of ECLAC’s most important annual reports. It analyzes Latin America and the Caribbean’s economic performance during the year’s first semester and delivers the perspectives for the following months.

Additionally, in this edition the thematic chapters of the Survey will be focused on examining the dynamics of investment in Latin American countries, their relationship with the economic cycle, the role of public investment, the lack of infrastructure and the financial challenges of private investment.


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 identity documents on hand to access the event.

For any queries or interview requests, contact María Amparo Lasso, Chief of ECLAC’s Public Information Unit.

E-mail:; Telephone: (56) 22210 2040.