The Americas and United States of America

February 2008
Credit Control;2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p30
Trade Publication
The article reports on the challenges faced by Latin American involving the strong economic expansion and high prices for export commodities. It shows that the slowdown in the U.S. economy threatens to affect gross domestic product (GDP) expansion, cuts in banks funding and increasing consumer price index inflation. To address the trends, Latin American countries have reduced their dependency on global financial markets, while the governments continue to require funds in international markets.


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