Industries and markets

Ecuadorean bonds drop as government calls for time

“Latin American nation could become early victim of combination of virus and oil crash.”

Brazil closing all land borders except with Uruguay, and banning entry from EU and Pacific countries

“Its new restrictions against travelers from Europe and the Asia Pacific are set to last 30 days, according to a ministerial decree. They apply to people coming from the European Union, Britain, Iceland, Norway and

YPF admits gasoline demand is down 70% and diesel 50%

“Argentine state-run oil company YPF has already seen a drop in energy consumption because of a nationwide mandatory quarantine over the coronavirus announced last Friday, a company executive said in an internal video obtained by

Mexican city rejects plans for giant US-owned brewery amid water shortages

“Vote in border city of Mexicali is unlikely win for farmers and activists over wealthy maker of Corona, Modelo and Pacifico.”

Automakers Close Plants in Brazil and Place 50,000 on Collective Holiday

“General Motors, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen have already confirmed collective holidays.”

Latin American Airlines Leading Global Industry Downturn

“Companies in the sector are adversely affected by reduced travel and by currency fluctuations.”

IMF’s technical guidance on Argentine public debt sustainability

“Our technical note is designed to provide guidance to stakeholders on Argentina’s complex debt situation”, wrote IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva.”

OAS General Assembly re-elects Luis Almagro as Secretary General

“Secretary-General Almagro, from Uruguay, was re-elected with 23 of the 33 votes cast by member states. Candidate María Fernanda Espinosa, from Ecuador, obtained 10 votes and one country was absent.”

Brazil: New EFD ICMS IPI Version

On March 19, the new PVA version 2.6.7 for EFD ICMS IPI was released, which corrected the problem of validation of field 10-G3-T of the 1970 record. To download the version, access this link.  

Brazil: New ECD Version published

On March 19, the newest version 7.0.1 of the Digital Accounting Bookkeeping (ECD) program was published.   What has changed with the new Version? Correction of ECD recovery problem with corrupted signature (correct error information).