22 November 2017 | Insights
Cross-border mergers and acquisitions played a large role in global FDI, especially in developed economies, driven by greater international liquidity and industry strategies that led to major operations. Meanwhile, China was the second biggest provider of global FDI, after the United States, as its foreign investments increased steadily, particularly acquisitions in the European Union and the United States. China’s “Go Global” strategy, launched more than a decade ago, has consolidated its role as a global player that is integrating into the workings of increasingly sophisticated sectors, by actively engaging with new technological trends of the fourth industrial revolution.
16 November 2017 | Briefing note
13 November 2017 | Briefing note
New libguide elaborated by the Library in cooperation with the International Trade and Integration Division and the Information and Communications Technology Section
11 November 2017 | Briefing note
We share with his family the sadness of this moment. We honor his memory, we tribute his contribution to demography and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean.
10 November 2017 | Briefing note
Public consultation will be open to all actors from 10 November through 31 January 2018.
20 October 2017 | Briefing note
On the 18th and 19th of October 2017 ECLAC welcomed leaders of Latin American development banks, central banks, government policy makers and other international experts for a constructive discussion on financial inclusion of SMEs in Latin America at its headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
18 October 2017 | Briefing note
October 2017 | ECLAC OFFICE IN WASHINGTON, D.C. (STUDIES AND RESEARCH PAPERS)
5 October 2017 | Briefing note
On 19 September 2017, in the framework of the general debate of the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations, the President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, informed the plenary of the progress made in the negotiation of the regional agreement on access to information, public participation and access to justice in environmental matters in Latin America and the Caribbean.
4 October 2017 | Briefing note
The main guidelines of ECLAC’s project on financial inclusion of SMEs and the case study of Argentina were presented during a Day on Regional Economic Development in Chaco, Argentina, organized by the Economic and Social Council of the Province of Chaco.
30 September 2017 | Briefing note
The two regional commissions organized a seminar on financial inclusion in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), The Asia Foundation (AF), the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), and the Center for International Cooperation (CIFC) of the Korean Institute of Finance.
15 September 2017 | Briefing note
In addition to the 12 new tables included a few weeks ago, now users and visitors of MATERNILAC-Caribbean will find 2 new tables containing standardized census information on educational level and motherhood, disaggregated, as always, by age level and age groups.
12 September 2017 | Briefing note
Reports of the Commission activities carried out on technical and economic cooperation between developing countries and regions available in the ECLAC Digital Repository
29 August 2017 | Briefing note
The new libguide developed by the Library under the LEARN Project
29 August 2017 | Briefing note
Latin America and the Caribbean Issued US$ 74 Billion in International Bonds in the First Half of 2017
28 August 2017 | Briefing note
The Congress took place on August 24th and 25th of 2017 at the University of Anáhuac in Mexico City. This is an annual event that began in 2011 and is organized by the Foundation for Investigation of the Mexican Institute for Finance Executives (FIMEF). Its objective is to support investigators, keep professionals up to date, and to motivate students of finance and economics. The Congress, the most important one in Mexico in the area of finance, unites leaders of academia, the private sector, and government for a discussion on the most relevant and current topics in economics and finance in Mexico and the world.
20 August 2017 | Briefing note
At the Seminar on financial inclusion for SMEs and innovative development bank policies, organized by ALIDE and ECLAC, on the 16th and 17th of August of 2017, Cofide reaffirmed its support for financial inclusion policies promoted by ECLAC.
18 August 2017 | Briefing note
More than 60 people participated in the seminar, including development bank officials, government officials and experts in financial inclusion from 17 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
15 August 2017 | Briefing note
ECLAC and the Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions (ALIDE) are co-organizing a seminar promoting financial inclusion of SMEs through development bank financial innovation policies. The seminar will be held at the ALIDE Convention Center in Lima, Peru, on Wednesday, August 16 and Thursday, August 17 of 2017.
11 August 2017 | Briefing note
Most studies carried out on maternal mortality do not show the particular situation of indigenous peoples, and this is why CELADE has published this new report in which it explores the data sources and methodologies used for the estimation of maternal mortality in the countries of the region.
9 August 2017 | Briefing note