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Economic Performance of Latin American and Caribbean Countries during 2017 will Be Analized in New ECLAC Report

19 July 2017|Announcement

The Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean will be presented in a press conference headed by the organization’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena.

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will present next Thursday, 3 August, its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2017, 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. (GMT – 04:00) 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 America and the Caribbean is one of ECLAC’s most important annual reports. Published since 1948, 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 2017 edition the thematic chapters of the Survey will be focused on examining the dynamics of the current economic cycle and the policy challenges needed to revitalize investment and growth.

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 Guido Camú, Officer-in-charge of ECLAC’s Public Information Unit.

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

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