Economics, Finance & Trade

In recent years, economic opportunities have become the main force driving relationships in the Western Hemisphere. While political cooperation has stumbled, robust trade and financial engagement have been shown to be the best foundation for stronger partnerships between the countries of the region. But Latin American nations face enormous challenges in strengthening their international competitiveness, assuring their position in global finance and trade flows, and achieving equitable growth.

The Inter-American Dialogue seeks to encourage further economic integration and cooperation by building a better understanding of the major trends affecting trade, foreign investment, and economic development in the Americas.


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Reunión privada con los gobernadores de Jujuy, Chaco y Corrientes

El miércoles 14 de noviembre, el Diálogo Interamericano dió la bienvenida a una comitiva argentina encabezada por el Jefe de Misión Adjunto, Gerardo Díaz Bartolomé. La comitiva estaba compuesta por los gobernadores Gerardo Morales (Jujuy), Domingo Peppo (Chaco), Gustavo Valdés (Corrientes) y Alejandro Caldarelli, Secretario de Provincias y Municipios del Ministerio del Interior Obras Públicas y Vivienda.

Jaana Remes Joins the Board of Advisors

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jaana Remes has joined the Latin America Advisor’s board of advisors. She is an economist and a partner at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey & Company’s business and economics research arm, based in San Francisco.

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Argentina’s Energy Sector Challenges

In an interview with Benjamin Gedan, director of the Wilson Center’s Argentina Project, Lisa Viscidi discusses the current conditions and outlook for three key components of the Argentine energy sector.


Press Mentions See all

É importante reconhecer que Bolsonaro enfrentará feroz oposição de seus partidários ruralistas, que são cruciais para sua maioria no Congresso e sua capacidade de governar, às restrições ao comércio e a investimento chineses. Os ruralistas dependem da venda de soja para a China e de outras compras, assim como qualquer esperança de recuperação econômica sustentada.
La atención a derechos laborales en el nuevo acuerdo [T-MEC] podría tener un efecto opuesto y de hecho incrementar su apoyo… Dependerá si los demócratas se opongan a cualquier cosa que Trump haya negociado o si serán consistentes con sus posiciones de política pública.