‘Given our expectations for continued external headwinds in the coming years, we believe that Central America will only slowly rebuild its weakened macroeconomic buffers. Moreover, in the long term, while many countries in the region are taking steps to limit their exposure to external shocks, including tax reform and decreasing their dependency on oil as a fuel source, we believe that over the next decade they will remain highly vulnerable, especially given structurally weaker US growth...’
Business Monitor International (BMI) has just published ‘Central America: Finding Opportunity Amid The Troubles’, a brand new special report that examines the economic and political outlook for Central America over the next decade. The report outlines the impact of weaker US growth on Central America, includes analysis on the two-speed growth story in the region, and identifies the underperforming and outperforming countries. The report also highlights long-term growth opportunities within the region and forecasts real GDP expansion.
Use BMI’s core views on Central America’s regional and industry developments to enhance your investment decision-making and risk planning activities. With the report answering key questions, such as:
- What are the economic challenges facing Central America in the face of structurally weaker US GDP growth?
- What will Central America’s ‘two speed’ growth story look like?
- Why is Costa Rica rather than Panama the most promising economy in the region?
- What are the unique opportunities and threats facing the Nicaraguan economy?
- What are the political stability challenges facing Central America?
The special report draws on BMI’s 28 years of experience to critically assess the greatest economic and political risks for Central America in the years to come, helping you assess the opportunities and challenges for your business in 2013 and beyond.