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ECLAC Will Present Its Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2013

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23 July 2013|Press Release

Report provides updated growth estimates for the region's countries.

 Follow the live broadcast online on 24 July at 11:00 a.m. (for a better experience, please delete all temporary internet files from your computer before opening this link).

(17 July 2013) On Wednesday 24 July, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will present the Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2013, which will update this year's growth estimates for the region's countries.

The annual report, which is one of the most important documents published by this regional commission of the United Nations, will be launched in Santiago, Chile at 11.00 a.m. by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, at a press conference that will be broadcast live online.

The Economic survey 2013 includes a review of the macroeconomic performance of the region's countries during the first six months of the year, as well as the outlook for the year as a whole.

The document also presents an analysis of the sustainability of growth in most of the region's economies from the past three decades, as well as making recommendations for broadening and diversifying their sources of expansion.

The media are invited to take part in the press conference to launch the report, which will be held at ECLAC headquarters (Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3477, Vitacura, Santiago, Chile).

To watch the broadcast live online, please follow this link on 24 July.

Any queries and interview requests should be sent to the ECLAC Public Information and Web Services Section. E-mail:; Telephone: (56 2) 2210 2040.

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