Latin America Archive

Latin America grows but faces the risks of unfair competition

Alacero – Cartagena de Indias, November 7th, 2018. Despite signs of recovery for two consecutive years, Latin America has been struggling from the effects of China and Turkey imports. The main theme discussed throughout the Alacero-59 Congress was the concern about increased imports and declining exports in the region, despite the prospect of ending 2018

Mundipharma extends partnership with NTC for licensing and distribution rights for ophthalmology portfolio into Latin America

Mexico City, 24 July 2018: Mundipharma has expanded its ophthalmology portfolio in Latin America by agreeing a new commercial partnership with NTC – an Italian pharmaceutical company with deep experience in research and development – for exclusive rights to license and distribute a range of ophthalmic medicines across the region.   This builds on the

World Economic Forum UpLink Start-up Initiative Expands into Latin America and Caribbean

World Economic Forum and International Finance Corporation (IFC) to select 50 regional start-ups as part of the UpLink initiative Selected start-ups will be invited to take part in the World Economic Forum on Latin America in São Paulo, Brazil, on 13-15 March 2018 Application deadline to apply for the UpLink initiative is 5 February 2018

Unigroup Spreadtrum Collaborates with Emerging Brand Senwa on 4G Smartphones, Supporting the Mobile Connectivity in Latin America with VoLTE and ViLTE Technology

  New Delhi—December 19, 2017 Spreadtrum Communications (“Spreadtrum”), a leading fabless semiconductor company with advanced technology in 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless communication standards, today announced that its LTE chipset platform, the SC9832, had been adopted by the up and coming Latin American mobile phone brand Senwa Mobile. Three high-performance smartphones powered by SC9832, the

Chinese steel products exports to Latin America reached to 5.0 million tons during Jan/Aug 2017

China exported to the world 52.6 million tons (Mt) of steel. Of that amount, 5.0 million tons (Mt) were shipped to Latin America. Chinese steel received by Latin America increased 1% compared with Jan/Aug 2016. The flow to the world contracted 30%. The region´s share of Chinese steel exports reached 9.5% (vs. 6.6% in Jan/Aug

Global Residential Investment Destinations in 2017 : Ashwinder Raj Singh, CEO – Residential Services, JLL India

The global economy is expected to grow by 3.5% in 2018 compared to under 3% in 2016. This encouraging trend suggests more vigorous economic activity, rising incomes and a keener appetite for real estate investments – not only within India, but on international markets, as well. Indians have historically been enthusiastic investors into properties abroad.

In Latin America, Responsive and Responsible Business and Political Leadership is Needed More Than Ever

Government and business leaders have to embrace the future and defend the liberal order to rebuild trust Bridging Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance would be an important step in deepening Latin American integration The World Economic Forum on Latin America 2018 will take place in São Paulo, Brazil For more information on the 2017 meeting:

Leaders Call for Action to Make Latin America “Breadbasket of the World”

Six South American ministers of agriculture recognized the need for public-private collaboration to improve sustainable agricultural production and trade to meet growing global food demand Leaders of industry, government, international agencies, farmers associations and civil society committed to collaborate to sustainably improve agricultural production and farmer livelihoods in Latin America The World Economic Forum’s New

  A Cure for Paralysis, Tackling the Global Water Crisis, And How Self-Driving Cars Make Decisions – 300 Young Global Leaders Bring Ideas and Impact to Latin America

  Over 300 Young Global Leaders from across the world will take part in their Annual Summit in the run-up to the World Economic Forum on Latin America Nominated before the age of 40, they include artists, activists, entrepreneurs, policy-makers and technology pioneers; together, they highlight the need for new solutions to correct the shortcomings

ANDRITZ to modernize three hydropower stations in Latin America

Graz, February 17, 2016.  ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, will equip three hydropower stations in Brazil and Nicaragua with new technologies and carry out extensive modernization work there. The aggregate order value amounts to approximately 70 million euros. COPEL (Companhia Paranaense de Energia), Brazil, ordered modernization of the Governor Bento Munhoz da