23 April 2020 | Briefing note
The U.S. economy grew 2.3% in 2019; a recession is expected in 2020.
13 March 2020 | Briefing note
In 2019, international bond issuance from Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) increased and bond spreads tightened, but credit quality continued to deteriorate although at a slower pace relative to 2018.
18 December 2019 | Briefing note
The U.S. economy slowed from around 3% annualized growth in 2018 to 2% in 2019.
10 July 2019 | Briefing note
In the first quarter of 2019 the U.S. economy grew at an above-trend annualized rate of 3.1%
8 May 2019 | Briefing note
The U.S. debt burden became heavier as a result of the unprecedented policy response to the global financial crisis and economic recession, and it has continued to grow.
26 March 2019 | Briefing note
In its annual publication “Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019,” ECLAC highlights the role of tax policy in fulfilling the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The second publication, The Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO) analyses issues related to sustainable and inclusive development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
20 December 2018 | Briefing note
The U.S. economic expansion, which is in its tenth year, is approaching record length but not strength. November marked the 113th month of growth for the U.S. economy, and there have been 38 consecutive quarters of growth. This is the second longest expansion on record, only the 1991-2001 expansion is longer, and it is expected to continue into next year and become the longest on record.
21 March 2018 | Briefing note
1 January 2018 | Briefing note
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)
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.
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.
9 August 2017 | Briefing note
5 April 2017 | Briefing note
The magazine Coyuntura Pyme from the National Association of Financial Institutions (ANIF) published the article “Financial Inclusion of SMEs in Colombia,” written by the economic and financial consultant for ECLAC, Luis Alberto Zuleta J.
4 April 2017 | Briefing note
Briefing note by ECLAC Caribbean Chief, Diane Quarless