Tom Dawson, external relations director oversees the latest press briefing
Ambition and reforms, Peru has aplenty. But despite getting many things right, it is not being rewarded with strong growth. In the year before the next presidential election frenzy, can Peru get moving again?
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
China, keen to see its influence grow in Latin America, will be hoping that Argentina turns out to be a better bet than Venezuela
Argentine president Cristina Kirchner appears determined to leave the hard work to her successor, with economic activity grinding to a halt until elections in October. But there is optimism that the medium term future can be bright
Reports that Brazil and Argentina will throw their weight behind the Asian Infrastructure Investment bank would prove a major boost to China’s effort to move into development lending
Banks know that there is the potential to make money [in Hungary]. The economy is doing better, foreign direct investment is still rolling in and the country has low labour costs and a high level of education
Ivan Bokhmat, Barclays
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