Colombia’s Economy May Yet Catch Up to the Hype (Bloomberg)
- The country is full of entrepreneurial energy and vibrant businesses but has struggled to achieve robust growth. That could change.
- [Left-wing president] Petro’s party holds only a small number of seats in the two houses of Congress, limiting its influence.
- By World Bank estimates, Colombia has a per capita income of slightly more than $16,000, using purchasing power parity standards. For purposes of comparison, Mexico comes in at slightly over $20,000. Argentina is considered to have been an economic failure since the Peronist years, but still has a per capita income exceeding $22,000.
- Why Could Moody’s Downgrade Colombia’s Credit Rating? (AméricaEconomía)
- Mexico and Colombia Join ‘Fragile Five’ Emerging Markets (FT)
- Why Venezuela Can’t Be Like Colombia (RealClear World)
- Analysis: Colombia’s Extractive Industries Watching Election Warily (Reuters)
- The Odebrecht Corruption Scandal Shakes Up Colombia’s Presidential Vote (WPR)
- Political Reckonings Loom in Pivotal Elections Across Latin America (WPR)
- Latin America: Where to Find Growth in 2019? (Pictet AM)
- Disorderly Venezuela Default on an Argentina scale is Almost Inevitable (FT)
- The 15 Most Miserable Emerging Market Economies (Bloomberg)
- Populist Outsider Shakes up Colombia’s Presidential Election (Financial Times)
- How the Colombia Election Could Change Latin America (Financial Times)
- Colombia – Hernández Surges (Latin America Risk Report Substack)
- Rappi Mafia: How a Delivery Startup Took Over Colombia’s Tech Scene (Rest of the World)
- Analysis – Colombia’s First Leftist Leader Gustavo Petro Targets Inequality; Investors on Edge (Reuters)
- Emerging Markets, Leftist Latin Americans, and the Next Taper Tantrum (LGIM)