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Planning for 100 years: a serious matter of intercultural differences
2023-09-20 18:26:00
Recently, a colleague asked me for some of my views about the role culture and background play in the behavior of business managers and leaders.  While intercultural management is not the specific focus of my research and teaching, both my personal and professional lives have provided me a close-up window...
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Less impressive growth for most companies in the region: the Multilatina Ranking 1Q23
2023-09-20 13:29:00
The Colombian non-metallic mining company Cementos Argos grew more than fivefold its revenues from the first quarter of 2022, while Brazilian transportation services Localiza had a 135% year on year leap in revenues. The region’s Transportation Services and Electricity sectors are also among the big winners of the latest Multilatina...
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Cutting-edge luxury all-inclusive hotels are pivotal to Marriott’s strategy in Latin America
2023-09-01 14:55:00
The strategy is clear, and somewhat surprising: Marriott International will focus its strategy for Latin America primarily into Mexico, emphasizing select- service and all-inclusive hotels. Additionally, there will be a secondary emphasis on the Caribbean with focus on all-inclusive properties and in Brazil with a blend of mid-scale and resorts...
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Europe and Latin America: Union of principles and interests, or neither? A comumn by Ingo Plöger
2023-07-28 05:30:00
By Ingo Plöger* The European Union met with Latin America (CELAC) in Brussels on July 17-18 to deepen cooperation between the two democratic continents. There was great hope and expectation of a new look from Europe to Latin America, and of a unique recognition of the present European situation by...
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Guyana’s Trade Prospects: A column by Jerry Haar and Cristina Caus.
2023-07-27 15:22:00
By Jerry Haar and Cristina Caus * A cursory view of the political, economic and social environment in South America does not instill optimism. Economic and political challenges across the region erode the confidence of both local and foreign investors, reducing the likelihood of a strong post-pandemic recovery in the...
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Colombia for CEOs: The country’s 2023 strategies to foster growth, curb inflation and interest rates, Labor reform, and transition plan to zero hydrocarbons – Exclusive interview with the Minister of Finance.
2023-07-22 14:15:00
The International Monetary Fund expects the Colombian economy to grow just 1% in 2023. Colombia’s Finance Minister Ricardo Bonilla told Latin Trade how he expects to see faster growth this year and how to build a new economic model based on manufacturing, employment stability and environmental sustainability.  1. Inflation, interest...
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Navigating Challenges: Ultra-low profile investment bank boutique BH26’s approach to foreign investments in Brazil.
2023-07-13 19:30:00
Nestled at the end of Avenida Paulista, the renowned thoroughfare in São Paulo that has over a million people passing through each day, lies the sophisticated and discreet office of BH26. This Investment Bank Boutique was established thirteen years ago by the visionary entrepreneur Isaac S. Sutton. Would you tell...
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Bureaucracy—Latin America’s Enduring Nemesis. A column by Jerry Haar.
2023-07-06 14:07:00
The mid-year status of Latin America, both economically and politically, is not particularly positive; and the outlook for the next six months is not encouraging. In the economic domain, the IMF reports that growth is projected to slow to 1.6% this year after a remarkable 4% in 2022. Underlying inflation...
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Latin Trade Magazine June 2023
2023-06-16 16:22:00
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Grupo Mexico heads the Latin Trade’s Financial Strength Index 1Q 2023
2023-06-13 15:26:00
It has been a remarkable year for Grupo México, the Mexican mining company, as it maintains its position as the strongest financial performer among Latin American companies. As we enter the first quarter of 2023, Grupo México celebrates its fifth consecutive quarter atop Latin Trade’s Financial Strength Index. The index...
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