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Economy

  • Friday, May 4th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    S&P Raises Uruguay Outlook to Positive

    S&P has raised its outlook on Uruguay's B+ sovereign credit rating to positive from stable to reflect expectations of a sustained implementation of the economic policy agenda.

  • Thursday, May 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    South America set for dairy increase

    Holland cows most popular breed in Uruguay

    The FAO and other specialists of the Dairy Industry predict that, by year 2027, world demand for dairy products will have increased 20% while the price of milk will maintain the same and South American countries will become the key players of the world market for supply of dairy products.

  • Wednesday, May 2nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    US regional offensive in support of free trade agreements

    United States Deputy Secretary of State John D. Negroponte warned Wednesday that rejection by the Democrat controlled Congress of free trade agreements with Colombia, Peru and Panama would mean a serious blow for Washington's interests in the region.

  • Sunday, April 29th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Latam must prepare for China post raw materials trade

    Trade between Latin America and China could reach US$100 billion in 2010

    The trade honeymoon between China and Latin America cannot last forever, experts warn: sooner or later, the Asian giant will reduce its need for raw materials, and countries across the Americas will then have to offer value-added, higher-tech goods.

  • Saturday, April 28th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    IMF concerned with “social gaps” and “populist” governments

    Latin American governments should increase social spending while maintaining sound fiscal policies to reduce poverty and growing political dissatisfaction in the region, IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato said at a conference in Boston.

  • Friday, April 27th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    China confident in reining inflation with higher interest rates

    Inflation in China is forecasted to stay within the government's target zone of 3% in 2007 giving Beijing authorities enough space to push ahead with pricing reforms for resources, according to a government economist.

  • Friday, April 27th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Santiago Consensus calls for integration and education investment

    Pte. Lula da Silva with Pte. Michelle Bachelet

    Chile's Michelle Bachelet and Brazil's Lula da Silva called for deeper regional integration and increased investment in education, two priorities that mirrored a consensus among the 400 business, government and civil society leaders from 28 countries participating in the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Santiago.

  • Friday, April 27th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Euro Sets New Record High Vs. Dollar After Weak U.S. GDP

    The dollar fell to an all-time low against the euro Friday, after a government report showed the U.S. economy slowed to a real annualized growth rate of 1.3% in the first quarter, marking the weakest expansion in four years.

  • Thursday, April 26th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Uruguay/US trade and investment talks in Washington

    Minister Astori and Sec. to the Presidency Fernandez signs the TIFA between Uruguay and the USA

    Uruguay and United States resumed on Thursday trade and investment talks in Washington with the purpose of increasing bilateral exchanges. Uruguay is targeting an increase in its current 20.000 tons of beef quota, free of tariffs, and the opening of the US market for lamb and mutton.

  • Wednesday, April 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile and Brazil, the most attractive for private investment

    Chile, Brazil, Colombia and Peru figure as the most attractive countries in Latinamerica for private investment in infrastructure according to a report from the World Economic Forum meeting this week in Santiago de Chile. At the other end Venezuela, Bolivia and the Dominican Republic figure as the less attractive.