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How Will Latin America's Economy Perform In 2016?

Posted by Dustin Robinson on January 26, 2016 at 1:57 PM

Originally published on January 25, 2016 on Forbes by Nathaniel Parish Flannery

Expectations for economic growth in Latin America are cooling as China’s economy slows and prices for the natural resources that the region exports decline. Mexico continues to work to promote foreign investment in offshore oil. Colombia is continuing to negotiate a peace agreement with rebel groups and looking to attract investment. Argentina has a new President and will work to reestablish a better relationship with creditors. Venezuela and Brazil both face serious ongoing political and economic problems. As a whole the region faces a challenging outlook. To get a sense of what trends we should expect this year I reached out to Ricardo Aceves, the Senior Latin America Economist at FocusEconomics.

Read the full story: http://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanielparishflannery/2016/01/25/how-will-latin-americas-economy-perform-in-2016/#6d39597f6c98