Top 50 Latin American Oil, Gas & Mining Companies 3Q22
The Latin Trade ranking of the top 50 Oil, Gas & Mining companies in Latin America, by revenue, for the third quarter of 2022 shows Brazilian Vibra climbing to the top 3 from the fifth spot the previous quarter. The top three spots are held by Brazilian companies, Petrobras is...
Top 20 Latin American Logistics Companies 3Q22
Once again, Chilean airline Latam was the most profitable logistics company in Latin America by revenues, according to the latest Latin Trade Top 20 Latin American Logistics Companies for the third quarter of 2022. Latam Airlines posted revenues of over US$2,7 billion for the quarter, more than twice the revenue...
Latin America’s Infrastructure Challenge
While Latin America is competitive in a select number of sectors such as mining and agribusiness, collectively—as a region—it lags behind Asia. The reasons for subpar performance are many, but one that continues to loom large is infrastructure. Latin America continues to fall short when it comes to infrastructure investments....
Latin Trade’s Financial Strength Index 3Q22
Mexican mining giant Grupo México was financially the strongest Latin American company in the third quarter of 2022, as measured by Latin Trade’s Financial Strength Index. The index is computed for companies with revenues over $500 million in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. It takes leverage, liquidity, turnover...
Latin America’s 2023 political squad – not up to football standards
Say what you may of our region’s political populism and struggling finances, Latin Americans ended 2022 thinking only of football. First was the high note – Messi winning the World Cup, for Argentina, for all of us. Next was the sentimental note – the passing of the most creative and famous footballer...
Quo Vadis Deforestation Zero Policy?
The Zero Deforestation policy was launched internationally to regulate international trade to stop the advance of forest deforestation in the world. The European Union enacted a law by the European Parliament, conditioning the entry of products and services into the European Union free of the environmental impacts of deforestation. The...
Guyana 2023, factors shaping a path to prosperity
Countries do not survive or thrive on macroeconomics and politics alone. Those factors are most important; however, there are structural and institutional forces and factors at play that occupy an even larger role in how a nation fares domestically, regionally and globally. The Caribbean-South American nation of Guyana would be...
Top 50 Latin American Oil, Gas & Mining Companies 2Q22
The Latin Trade ranking of the top 50 Oil, Gas & Mining companies in Latin America, by revenue, for the second quarter of 2022 shows no changes on the top three spots. Brazilian Petrobras is on top with a revenue increase of almost 50% for the second quarter of 2022...