Colombian President Gustavo Petro introduced a new element of political risk into investment decision-making for institutional investors and other funds. The myriad of social reforms the government seeks to pass… have made Colombia too risky for some investors. However, while traditional investors are put off, other investors—including those with questionable practices in their home countries and with a greater appetite for risk—now see Colombia as a more attractive destination for their capital, as it can bring along high rewards.
Chile holds a significant position in the global economy. As the world shifts from a dependence on fossil fuels to clean and renewable sources of energy, batteries have become a key part of the transition.
Political risk will increase in the region this year. We must prepare for another year of cloudy times.
If the United States allows other Caribbean Basin countries to be eligible for components of its ambitious domestic agenda, it could simultaneously increase U.S. competitiveness and provide benefits to the region that far outweigh any traditional foreign assistance programs.
Brazil produced an average of 2.94 million barrels of oil per day in 2020. The South American country is now the seventh-largest crude oil producer in the world, and the largest in Latin America, with current trends indicating further growth for Brazil’s oil industry.
Los problemas estructurales en materia económica y política pronostican un futuro incierto para el Ecuador en la carrera por redibujar las cadenas de suministros globales.