Industries and markets

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

Argentina: How MiPymes will affect Big Business

What is MiPymes? The MiPymes Electronic Credit Invoice Scheme has been created for of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in order to issue electronic credit invoices instead of the current electronic invoices, when they

Tax changes endangers Peru’s beer industry

“The modification would be applied to the Selective Consumption Tax (ISC) and to the Income Tax (IR) to improve the Peruvian tax system. Now, the method with which the beer is taxed goes from a

Political polarization in Colombia is already making noise in the economy

“Despite having signed a peace agreement, the country remains divided politically and socially.”

Argentina sells two Pampa III jet trainers to Guatemala

“The deal, worth US$ 28 million, was signed on 3 July by the Argentine and Guatemalan defense ministers, Oscar Aguad and General Miguel Ralda respectively, along with Antonio Beltramone, the president of Argentine state aircraft

Brazil justice minister considered leak to harm Maduro: Report

“Moro considered releasing construction firm Odebrecht’s confession to paying bribes in Venezuela, the Intercept reports.”