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Montevideo, January 19th 2022 - 10:35 UTC

 

 

Latin America forecasted to grow a soft 2,6% in 2022 and 2,7% in 2023, World Bank

Thursday, January 13th 2022 - 09:59 UTC
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Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC) rebounded to an estimated 6.7% in 2021, driven by favorable external conditions and pandemic-related developments, according to the World Bank's Global Economic Prospects. Region-wide new COVID-19 cases dropped sharply in the second half of the year, before surging in late December, even as the vaccination rollout progressed. Strong demand in key export destinations (the United States and China), high commodity prices, and continued high remittances to Central American and Caribbean countries were also supportive of growth in 2021. Read full article

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