What Would the U.S. IDEA Act Mean for Ecuador?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the IDEA Act, a bill the U.S. Congress is considering, and which would make Ecuador an eligible beneficiary of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act.

Ivonne A-Baki, Felipe Espinosa, G. Philip Hughes, Santiago Mosquera

Latin America Advisor ˙

In the Crossfire: Latin America and U.S.-China Competition

A protracted trade war is expected to have lasting effects on the region’s economies. The IMF estimates slowing global growth in 2019, including in third markets, based on large part US-China trade tensions. Ongoing economic uncertainty could also weaken Latin American currencies if populations there invest in US dollars to avoid the effects of local currency devaluation.

Margaret Myers

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