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.

October 2020 - Situation Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: Lower devaluation.

The LAECO Alliance countries project a lower devaluation of their currencies for 2021, compared to the one presented in 2020. This trend is expected to continue in 2022 in most countries, except for Argentina where an increase in devaluation is forecast for the Argentinean Peso in that year.

September 2020 - Situation Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: Prices going down.

The countries of the LAECO Alliance project an average inflation of 1.40% for 2020, a figure lower than the 2.58% presented in 2019. The COVID-19 crisis will also be reflected in prices, although the figures are expected to increase again from 2021.

August 2020 - Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultants: Colombia slightly above the average for Latin America.

The economic growth forecasts of the LAECO Alliance countries project an expected growth of -9.14% for the countries of the region in 2020. Colombia is slightly above this average, with a forecast of -7%

July 2020 - Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultancies LAECO: Growth recovery for 2021

According to the LAECO Alliance countries, the average of the growth forecasts in Latin America in 2020 is -9.6%, and -7.4% excluding Venezuela. The economies are expected to recover in 2021, forecasting an average growth for that year of 3.5% and 4.1% excluding Venezuela.

June 2020 - Report of the Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultancies LAECO: Growth projections for 2020

The LAECO Alliance adjusts its forecasts for growth, inflation, unemployment and other macroeconomic variables of the Latin American economies for 2020. A sharp drop in the economic growth of the countries is expected, which varies between -0, 6% forecast for Paraguay, and -27.5% forecast for Venezuela.

May 2020 - Latín American Alliance of Economic Consultancies juncture report: Projections on the effect of the COVID-19 crisis over the economies

The LAECO Alliance publishes its forecasts for economic growth, inflation, unemployment and other macroeconomic variables of the Latin American economies for May 2020. A significant contraction is forecast in all countries due to the crisis generated by COVID- 19, which in some economies is accentuated by the decrease in the prices of oil and other commodities. In the Colombian case, Econometría Consultores forecasts a GDP variation of -3.0% for the current year. For more information on this analysis, request your subscription to the LAECO Monthly Newsletter.

April 2020 - COVID-2019 special report LAECO

The Latin American Alliance of Economic Consultancies - LAECO presents a special report about the COVID-19 situation in Latin America and the governments responses to face the crisis.

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