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Video: Outlook on Brazil and Southern Cone Economies

Tuesday, February 6, 2018


  • Juan Notaro, Executive President, FONPLATA 
  • Germán Rojas, Ambassador of Paraguay to the U.S., and former minister of finance of Paraguay 
  • Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director for Brazil, World Bank Group (Download his presentation)
  • Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, Council of the Americas (moderator)

Panelists started the conversation addressing how to expand Latin America's economic growth to more people in the region and went on to discuss the global economic factors that might affect the Americas going forward. Speakers agreed on the importance of improving governance and transparency to attract foreign direct investment while building on the modest economic recovery happening in the current and next years.