• Outlook for The Americas: A Tougher Recovery

    4 monthes ago - By iMF Direct

    By Alejandro Werner
    July 23, 2018
    Street vendors in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: While growth is accelerating in some parts of Latin America, the recovery has become tougher for some of the largest economies (
    Economic activity in Latin America continues to recover. Following the pickup in domestic demand led by consumption in 2017, investment is finally gathering strength. Overall, the region is expected to grow by 1.6 percent in 2018 and 2.6 percent in 2019, up from 1.3 percent in 2017 but down from our April projections.
    Growth momentum, however, is more differentiated than projected in...
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