Latin America Archive

Dumping investigations against China: Advancements towards fair competition in the steel industry of Latin America

Alacero, Santiago, June 22th 2015. Following the meeting of the Steel Committee of the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) and the strong insistence of the steel industry on the damage that current overcapacity and unfair trade practices of China are causing to the global and Latin American steel markets, the governments of our

Emirates Renews its Support to Mauritius

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has renewed its support to Mauritius by extending a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which outlines joint activities to promote the island destination. The agreement was signed today by Orhan Abbas, Emirates’ Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, Latin America, Central and Southern Africa and Dr. Karl Mootoosamy, Director,

10th World Economic Forum on Latin America to Discuss the Region’s Renovation Agenda

The 10th World Economic Forum on Latin America will take place in Mexico, Riviera Maya on 6-8 May 2015 Over 700 participants from over 45 countries, including 500 business leaders, and 65 government leaders, heads of international and regional organizations, and other public figures Structural reforms and critical transformations in a range of areas, including

Over 40 Free Trade Zones in Latin America commit to being part of World Free Zones Organization

[Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 22, 2014]: Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Chairman of the World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) and Dr. Samir Hamrouni, CEO of World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) have recently attended the 17th Conference of Free Zones of the Americas in Panama City. The conference, which was organized by the

Aon acquires Peru-based Grana y Asociados, strengthens capabilities in Latin America

LONDON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), announced the acquisition of Grana y Asociados, a Lima, Peru-based leader in risk and insurance solutions for individuals and businesses. Financial terms were not disclosed. Grana y Asociados specializes in providing comprehensive advice and professional assistance for

Panama Diamond Exchange president to visit Israel and India, will present opportunities in new Latin America diamond trading center

PANAMA: May 8, 2014 – Erez Akerman, President of the Panama Diamond Exchange, will be visiting Israel and India over the coming two weeks, where he will meet with members of diamond trades in both countries to discuss the opportunities available in the Panama Gem & Jewelry Center, Latin America’s first dedicated diamond, colored gemstone

2011 International Comparison Program Summary Results Release Compares the Real Size of the World Economies

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 – The International Comparison Program (ICP) released new data today showing that the world economy produced goods and services worth over $90 trillion in 2011, and that almost half of the world’s total output came from low and middle income countries. Under the authority of the United Nations Statistical Commission, the 2011

Indian startup and indie gaming studio Toonheart releases Hoppu, exclusive Blackberry First!

Hyderabad, India – Hyderabad based Indie Gaming studio Toonheart, have released their latest game Hoppu, exclusively for BlackBerry users across the world.  The BlackBerry exclusive app was launched on 19th March (released on 27th March as per BlackBerry World) and is available for all BlackBerry users on BlackBerry World. Hoppu, is a recent example of the

Cessna Aircraft Company debuts latest aircraft at FIDAE

  WICHITA, Kan., Mar. 25, 2014 – Cessna Aircraft Company, part of the Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT), is this week displaying four of the company’s newest Cessna aircraft to attendees of the International Air and Space Fair (FIDAE) in Santiago, Chile. The Cessna TTx, Cessna Grand Caravan EX, Citation M2 and Citation

GfK – marked rise in Q3 income and cash flow

Nuremberg, 14 November 2013 – In the third quarter of 2013, the GfK Group’s income and the cash flow rose significantly: Adjusted operating income climbed 12.5 percent to €49.9 million, the cash flow from operating activities increased from €48.1 million to €92.8 million. In the first nine months of 2013, sales were slightly up by