TITLE

Exports to Latin America Rise As Economies Gain Strength

AUTHOR(S)
Schexnayder, C.J.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/10/2006, Vol. 256 Issue 14, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the booming imports market in Latin America. Construction and mining equipment exports to all of Latin America totaled almost $2.66 billion last year, a 28% increase over the past five years. And it is a trend that seems to be gaining speed. The region has shown a remarkable recovery from the financial crises of the late 1990s and early 2000s. In 2004, the region's economic growth reached a 24-year high of 5.6%. Pending bilateral free-trade agreements with various countries also may give exports a push if they receive a green light.
ACCESSION #
20539046

 

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