| Desmond Lachman for the AEI
An Article by Desmond Lachman for the American Enterprise Institute.
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?
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.
Mexico has taken the lead when it comes to attracting new investors to domestic bond markets. But with rising rate expectations set to make dollar markets less attractive, there are several positive signs in the region's other local bond markets
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.
Chinese growth is going to be "at least two percentage points lower" than the predicted 7.4%
Harvinder Sian, head of European macro strategy, RBS
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