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JP Morgan sees Peru’s 2015 economic growth at above 5.5%

 JP Morgan sees Peru’s 2015 economic growth at above 5.5% Peru’s economy is set to go back to growth levels above 5.5 percent by 2015 fuelled by the ramping up of the largest mining projects, accelerating investment and strong consumption, Investment financial bank JPMorgan Chase (JPM) has reported. “There are high expectations regarding the positive impact of the ramp-up of Toromocho’s production, which coupled with an acceleration in investment (both public and private),” JPM’s…

Paraguay becomes world’s 8th -largest exporter of beef, ahead of Argentina

Paraguay becomes world’s 8th -largest exporter of beef, ahead of  Argentina Paraguay now ranks as the eighth-largest exporter of beef in the world and is planning to double the number of cattle slaughtered by 2020, according to the country’s Rural Association, ARP. Last year 2.2million head of cattle were slaughtered in Paraguay, and 73% of the beef was exported while the rest was domestic consumption. Argentina on the other hand, only managed to export 200.000 tons last year. This year Paraguayan…

Opinion: Latin America – the ‘Valley Girl’ of global markets

Opinion: Latin America – the ‘Valley Girl’ of global markets (This article was written by John Price, the managing director of Americas Market Intelligence) If the Latin American market could be symbolized by one single character, the California Valley Girl might fit the bill. It’s a simplistic, even insulting stereotype, but one that stands up to statistical scrutiny, specifically an analysis of Latin America’s share of the globe in different product usage, asset classes, and investment flows. After…

Chile’s economy grows more than expected on services and mining

Chile’s economy grows more than expected on services and mining Chile’s economy grew more than analysts expected in July, led by services and mining, while still expanding at the slowest pace in four years. The Imacec index, a proxy for gross domestic product, rose 0.9 percent from a year earlier, the central bank said. The median forecast of 14 economists surveyed by Bloomberg was for growth of 0.4 percent. Economic activity expanded 0.5 percent from the previous month. Central bank President Rodrigo…

Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru: Better Together

The following is a communiqué issued on September 21 by the Presidents of Chile, Michelle Bachelet; Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos; Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto & Peru, Ollanta Humala . The Pacific Alliance is achieving significant results. Three years ago, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru decided to move toward deeper economic and commercial integration. The effort was based on our common belief that the free movement of people, goods, services and capital can help us achieve greater welfare and social inclusion…

Savills International Major City Comparision Report

Savills International Major City Comparision Report Understanding the real estate markets of our 12 cities means getting to know their physical natures and personalities as much as their pricing regimes. Each city contains numerous layers of infrastructure that help to create city character. In our last issue we started to examine one aspect of this infrastructure – street patterns and population densities of each city. In this issue, we have put the public transport systems of our cities under the microscope.…