Latin American Investment
SAO PAULO - Brazil's economy is leaving the global crisis behind it, supported by strong local demand and tax relief, chief executive officers said at this week's Reuters Latin American Investment Summit.
MEXICO CITY - HSBC is cautiously optimistic about an economic recovery in Latin America, but a recent flu outbreak will delay a pickup in Mexico, where lending will suffer, a senior executive said on Friday.
BRASILIA - Brazil should continue reducing its public debt after 2010 and central bank policy should place more weight on job creation, the minister favored by President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to run in 2010 elections said on Friday.
WASHINGTON - Mexico needs its army to lead the drugs war until its police forces are strengthened and able to tackle the violent gangs that pose a security threat on both sides of the border, the new U.S. border czar said on Friday.
MEXICO CITY - The world economic crisis is probably past the worst and the global economy is likely no longer in a free fall, Mexican Central Bank Gov. Guillermo Ortiz said on Friday.
MEXICO CITY - Following are highlights from Reuters interview with Mexican central bank Gov. Guillermo Ortiz on Friday:
MADRID - Spain's Telefonica , the largest foreign investor in Latin America, is sticking with its investment plans in the region in spite of the global economic slowdown, the operator's regional chairman said on Friday.
WASHINGTON - The United States wants to expand trade ties with Latin America and is looking to Brazil to help bring long-running world trade talks to a close by offering deeper cuts in its manufacturing tariffs, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said on Friday.
MEXICO CITY - A complex of four oil fields anchored by the deepwater Tamil discovery in the Gulf of Mexico could eventually produce up to 250,000 barrels per day of oil, a senior executive of Mexican state oil company Pemex said on Friday.
MEXICO CITY - Work on new contracts that let private oil companies explore for oil in Mexico is on schedule and bids for the first deals should be received by December, a senior executive of state oil company Pemex said on Friday.
SANTIAGO - Investment in Chile's telecommunications sector will likely hold at last year's levels of around $1.3 billion in 2009, though the sector will grow more slowly because of the global financial crisis, the government said on Friday.
|Euro Zone 2014||Feb 10 - 13||Financial Services/Exchanges|
|Japan Investment 2014||Mar 17 - 19||Financial Services/Exchanges|
|ASEAN 2014||Mar 24 - 28||Financial Services/Exchanges|
|Health Summit 2014||Apr 1 - 2||Health|
|Africa Investment 2014||Apr 7 - 11||Financial Services/Exchanges|
|Financial Regulation 2014||Apr 28 - May 1||Financial Services/Exchanges|
|Latin American Investment 2014||May 12 - 15||Financial Services/Exchanges|
|Global Wealth Management 2014||Jun 16 - 18||Financial Services/Exchanges|
|Aerospace and Defense 2014||Sep 8 - 11||Aerospace/Defense|
|Russia Investment 2014||Sep 22 - 24||Financial Services/Exchanges|
|Eastern Europe Investment 2014||Sep 29 - Oct 1||Financial Services / Exchanges|
|China 2014||Oct 27 - 29||Financial Services / Exchanges|
|Global Investment Outlook 2014||Nov 17 - 20||Financial Services/Exchanges|