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Regional Economic Outlook, April 2015:  Western Hemisphere Department
			: Northern Spring, Southern Chills

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2015: Western Hemisphere Department : Northern Spring, Southern Chills »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498312127.086

ISBN: 9781498312127

Keywords: investment, commodity, prices, exchange, debt

The economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean remains very challenging. Regional growth is projected to decline for a fifth consecutive year in 2015, dipping below 1 percent. Weakness is concentrated amo...

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Western Hemisphere
			: Taking Advantage of Tailwinds

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2010, Western Hemisphere : Taking Advantage of Tailwinds »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069213.086

ISBN: 9781589069213

Keywords: commodity prices, capital inflows, domestic demand, exchange rate, commodity exporters

A multispeed global recovery is under way, with some emerging markets in the lead and the major advanced economies growing more slowly. This macroeconomic setting has brought a return to easy global financial condi...

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2014, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2014, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484360118.086

ISBN: 9781484360118

Keywords: bond yields, bond, fiscal policy, commodity prices, commodity exporters

The five Regional Economic Outlooks published biannually by the IMF cover Asia and Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. In each volume, recent econo...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352530.086

ISBN: 9781616352530

Keywords: commodity prices, mortgage, financial integration, capital inflows, public debt

Growth in much of Latin America remains solid, although it slowed during the second half of 2011 as result of the combined effects of policy tightening and global uncertainties. Under our baseline, we expect growth...

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2009, Western Hemisphere
			: Stronger Fundamentals Pay Off

Regional Economic Outlook, May 2009, Western Hemisphere : Stronger Fundamentals Pay Off »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068438.086

ISBN: 9781589068438

Keywords: foreign banks, banking, foreign bank, commodity prices, banking systems

The global crisis that began in advanced economies has sent severe shocks around the world, posing a test to the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean. The good news is that during this decade the region has...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2008, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067165.086

ISBN: 9781589067165

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, monetary policy, terms of trade, inflation-targeting

The main focus of this report is the outlook for the region in the face of the downturn now projected for the U.S. economy and the continuing risks that affect the global outlook. Overall the region is better place...

Regional Economic Outlook, November 2007, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, November 2007, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066724.086

ISBN: 9781589066724

Keywords: inflation, commodity prices, capital inflows, financial sector, bond

In spite of a slower U.S. economy and recent market turbulence, growth in the Latin America and Caribbean region has continued at a robust pace. This reports explores the resilience of the LAC region to external sh...

Regional Economic Outlook, November 2006, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, November 2006, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065949.086

ISBN: 9781589065949

Keywords: fiscal impulse, commodity prices, public debt, fiscal policy, fiscal impulses

This Western Hemisphere Regional Economic Outlook covers the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The report reviews recent economic developments, discusses the economic outlook, and outlines ri...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015: Western Hemisphere Department
			: Adjusting Under Pressure

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2015: Western Hemisphere Department : Adjusting Under Pressure »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513575209.086

ISBN: 9781513575209

Keywords: Trade integration, Fiscal consolidation, Commodity prices, Exchange rate flexibility, interest, trade, exchange, interest rates, financial development

Economies in the Western Hemisphere are generally seeing a slowdown in growth. The U.S. economy regained momentum after a slow start at the beginning of the year, while in Latin America and the Caribbean economic a...

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook, April 2007, Western Hemisphere »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066427.086

ISBN: 9781589066427

Keywords: world growth, commodity prices, bond, per capita income, terms of trade

The past year has been one of strong economic performance for the Western Hemisphere, notwithstanding somewhat slower growth in the United States in recent quarters. Can this performance be sustained, and what chal...