September 2021 - Situation Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: Inflation projections for 2021

In most Latin American countries, 2021 inflation forecasts have been updated upwards due to exchange rate pressures and a rise on food inflation.

July 2021 - Situation Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: Devaluation expectations for 2022

In most Latin American countries, a reduction in the value of the local currency is expected by 2022, except for Colombia and Chile, where a lower devaluation is projected next year.

June 2021 - Situation Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: Positive forecasts for Colombia in 2021

The Colombian economy recovered in the first quarter of the year, contradicting forecasts from different economic analysts. Considering this positive trend, Econometría Consultores has adjusted its economic growth projection to levels over 6% by the end for this year.

 

May 2021 - Situation Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: Positive forecasts for Colombia in 2021

Despite the economic and political shocks presented in the first quarter of the year, an improvement in the economic growth of the Colombian economy is expected for 2021 and a lower devaluation of the peso compared to 2020. However, this behavior will be accompanied by an increase in inflation.

April 2021 - Situation Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: Devaluation and revaluation expected for 2021

The exchange rate projections for 2021 of the LAECO Alliance countries are diverse, varying in estimates of revaluation of the Chilean peso, the Colombian peso and the Peruvian sol, to estimates of devaluation in other currencies such as the Brazilian real, the Mexican peso and the Costa Rican colon.

March 2021 - Situation Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: Will GDP grow more than inflation in Latin America in 2021?

Most of the countries of the LAECO Alliance estimate similar levels of GDP growth and inflation in 2021. In countries such as Uruguay, inflation is estimated to be much higher than economic growth, while in Peru the relationship is inverse.

February 2021 - Situation Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: What are the growth expectations in Venezuela this year?

Ecoanalítica, a member of the LAECO Alliance, estimates a decrease of -1,9% of the Venezuelan economy for 2021 and an increase of 5.8% for 2022. These are positive expectations, considering the GDP contraction of 39.8 % and 34.5% presented in 2019 and 2020 respectively.

January 2021 - Situation Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: What is expected for the exchange rate of Latin American currencies in 2021?

The LAECO Alliance countries estimate a devaluation of their currencies with respect to the US dollar of 6.83% on average during 2021. However, estimates vary. While in countries such as Argentina devaluations close to 50% are expected, in Colombia a revaluation of 12% of the Colombian peso is estimated compared to the exchange rate values ​​presented in 2020

December 2020 - Situation Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: V recovery expected by 2021

The countries of the LAECO Alliance project an economic growth recovery of the region in a V-shape, since the -9.31% expected in 2020, it expected to be replaced by a positive 3.8% in 2021. If these projections are met, all Latin American countries would present growth of more than 2.5% next year, with the exception of Venezuela where, although growth is expected to be negative, an economic recovery is foreseen.

November 2020 - Situation Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: Expected growth of -9.6% for the region

The LAECO Alliance countries project, on average, a 9.6% production contraction for 2020. The biggest drop is expected in Venezuela, Argentina and Peru, while the most optimistic forecasts are in Paraguay and Uruguay.