Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, October 14, 2015
CRISIS Brazil is seeing its worst economic performance in 25 years and highest inflation in 12 years. Here downtown Rio de Janeiro. (Photo: Francisco Anzola)
Brazil has region's worst macro environment after Venezuela and Argentina.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
As Latin America faces an economic slowdown and continued pressures on major currencies, the outlook within the region varies strongly from country to country.
Two extremes are Venezuela and Panama. Venezuela will have the worst macro-economic environment the next two years, while Panama will have the best, according to a Latinvex analysis of new estimates from the International Monetary Fund and private sector consultants in Argentina.
BRAZIL AND MEXICO
Meanwhile, Brazil – Latin America’s largest economy – will have the third-worst macro environment in the region, while Mexico – the region’s second-largest economy – will rank in the middle.
Brazil’s economy is likely to decline by ...
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