In this publication ECLAC reveals that the outlook regarding exports is promising, in particular in the present context of the larger influence of emerging nations in the world economy, including India and the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
This publication provides 2011 projections for poverty and extreme poverty in the region, and assesses social spending and income distribution. The present edition takes a more in-depth look at the chain that produces and reproduces social gaps.
ECLAC submits this report to the V Ministerial Meeting in the hope that FEALAC will continue to foster discussions between countries of the two regions on the development of bi-regional relations in an ever changing international economic environment.
This annual report gives a summary of regional trade development in 2010 and its main perspectives for 2011. On this issue, it focuses on the economic and trade implications of current global uncertainty.
This publication is an updated and more detailed version of a document prepared by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) for the visit of the President of the People's Republic of China, Hu Jintao, to Brazil in May 2010.
This report analyses the current state of the region's economies and their future prospects. It also deals with topics including the challenges of high liquidity in international financial markets and high prices of the most important commodities.
This report offers a regional overview of FDI in 2010, describes how the presence of China is beginning to build up as an investor in the region, and analyse the business strategies in the telecommunications and software sectors.
This publication is a contribution by ECLAC to the analysis of trade and investment relations between the United States of America and Latin America and the Caribbean, on the occasion of the visit of President Barack Obama to Brazil, Chile and El Salvador in March 2011.
The annual report is one of the main publications of ECLAC and features the main economic, social and environmental indicators for the region's countries. The report also compiles and disseminates international recommendations on statistical matters.
The report provides socio-economic analysis of the implications of climate change, based on national and sectoral studies being carried out in the region. It was launched at the climate change world summit, held in Cancún, Mexico.