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ECLAC Presents its Overview of the Region’s Economies in 2015 and its Projections for Next Year

7 December 2015|Announcement

United Nations organization will unveil new economic growth estimates for the countries of the region in a press conference.

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will present on Thursday, December 17 its Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2015, in which it will provide the latest growth estimates for the region’s countries in 2015 and projections for next year.

Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, will give a press conference to present the report at the Commission’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile, at 11:00 a.m. local time. The event will also be broadcast live on the Internet via the institution’s Web site.

The Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean is one of ECLAC’s most important annual reports. In its 2015 edition, it will analyze the economic performance of the region throughout the year, the international context and macroeconomic policies implemented by countries, while also providing an outlook for 2016.

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Members of the 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 their identity documents with them to gain entry.