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East Asia's economies are growing at their swiftest pace since before the financial crisis with fewer people than ever living in extreme poverty.
Now that the a decade-long economic boom has come to an end, Latin American countries are looking to engage with the World Bank to deal with development challenges amid more complex external conditions
Mexico’s deputy central bank governor tells Emerging Markets that overall his country will benefit rather than suffer from rising US interest rates but warns that a depreciation of the peso is a ‘risk’ to the otherwise positive outlook.
Huge. Massive. Vast. Pick any of these words and it would more than adequately describe the need for infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean. But having failed to take advantage of the boom years to finance major projects, governments now need to look to the private sector to fill the gap.
The government of the Bahamas is expecting economic growth to double to 2.5%-3.0% this year from 2014 as the US recovers but recent rating agency downgrades have cast a shadow on the sunny outlook.
As a commodities exporter, Chile is exiting a very favourable decade and now there has to be a rebalance away from internal demand to other sectors of the economy
Luis Óscar Herrera, BTG Pactual
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