Argentina, Colombia Competing for Foreign Investors

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, global rankings

During the 1990s, Argentina reported annual GDP numbers over US$150-200 billion greater than South American rival Colombia. Argentina’s financial crisis proved to be a great equalizer a decade ago leaving both Argentina and Colombia with 2002 GDP numbers of approximately US$100 billion. The ensuing decade has been a story of tremendous growth and nearly lock-step movement as the two economies …

Bienvenidos A Bordo: 2010 Market Predictions for Argentina

Patrick Archer foreign investment, uruguay

Latin America is a region of the globe where pessimism springs eternal when it comes time for annual economic forecasts. From a BA perspective, it’s a little like making a reservation with Aerolineas, the state-owned airline: You know you will eventually reach your destination, but you’re just not exactly sure how or when. Similarly, economists and regional analysts know Latin American countries …