Latin America

Is Latin America ready for a Chinese economic crisis?

by Marta Colomar Garcia March 19, 2012 Banking

The ongoing European debt crisis and the slow recovery in the United States are starting to impact China and Latin America’s economic growth. An inevitable re-balancing of China’s economy will be accompanied by a collapse in commodity demand within five years, a leading China expert has warned via Emerging Markets Organization. According to the Financial […]

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China’s Surging Influence in Latin American Finance

by SumeetChugani March 15, 2012 Banking

How will bank subsidiaries in Latin America weather the European and U.S. financial crisis? Moody’s Investors Service recently placed 15 Mexican and Brazilian banks and insurance groups on review for down grade of their short- and long-term debt and deposit ratings. The rating agency said it made the decision in part because of the potentially […]

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