(6 July 2011) The recovery of Latin American and Caribbean economies will continue to strengthen in 2011, according to ECLAC. The specific characteristics of the economic performance of the region's countries will be revealed in a report due to be presented on Wednesday 13 July at 11.00 a.m.
In its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2010-2011, ECLAC analyses the current state of the region's economies and their future prospects. The report will be presented by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, at a press conference scheduled to be held in the headquarters of this regional commission of the United Nations in Santiago, Chile.
The report also deals with topics including the challenges of high liquidity in international financial markets and high prices of the most important commodities.
The media are invited to take part in the press conference, which will be held at the ECLAC headquarters (Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3477, Vitacura, Santiago, Chile).
Any queries and interview requests should be sent to the ECLAC Public Information and Web Services Section. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Telephone: (56 2) 210 2040.