Industries and markets

Brazil: Nearing Deadline for ECF Report 2019!

What is the ECF Report? ECF is an acronym for “Escrituração Contábil Fiscal” and describes an accounting bookkeeping report that is an ancillary obligation due under SPED. Like ECD, the ECF 2019 submits the data

Mexico finance minister quits over ‘disagreements’ with president

“Mexico’s Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday, blasting the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador for imposing on the ministry officials “with no knowledge” of government finances.”

Brazil hopes to expand chicken and pork sales to EU bases on the deal with Mercosur

“For example, the deal would allow 180,000 tons of duty-free carcass weight equivalent (CWE) of poultry exports from Mercosur.”

Brazil Justice minister Moro granted a five-day leave of absence

“Brazil’s justice minister, Sérgio Moro, has been granted a leave of absence following a slew of damaging leaks that have cast serious doubts over his impartiality as a judge in a sweeping graft scandal.”

President Macri’s reelection chances improving according to leading pollster

“If the social climate keeps improving for four more months, the government’s chances of winning are very high,” Catterberg said in an interview, referring to the Oct. 27 vote. “My gut feeling is that Macri

IMF takes step toward disbursing $5.4B to Argentina

“The loan was agreed upon last year after the nation was hit by a sharp depreciation of the peso amid double-digit inflation.”

Ecuador to join market-friendly Pacific Alliance under Moreno

“The Pacific Alliance was formed by Peru, Mexico, Colombia and Chile in 2012 to promote free trade and strengthen ties in the Asia-Pacific region, drawing a contrast with Latin American groups such as ALBA and

Colombia: the price of closing one of its most important routes

“Colombia’s National Route 40 is one of the main arteries of the Colombian economy. For a country in which transportation of goods is almost  made exclusively by land in the absence of alternatives such as

Mexico extends $100 million reforesting program to Honduras

“Mexico said Monday it will extend a reforestation program to Honduras, and increase funding to $100 million to create jobs in Central America and stem migration from the region.”

Colombia: e-Invoicing Options and Obligations

With Resolution 000030 of April 29, Colombia`s tax authority DIAN regulated the conditions, terms and technical requirements surrounding the implementation of electronic invoicing. One of the most important questions e-Invoicing issuers have to answer for