China and Latin America and the Caribbean Seek to Deepen Their Economic and Commercial Cooperation

With senior authorities from the government of China in attendance, along with representatives of international and regional organizations, development banks and the public and private sectors, experts, academics and diplomats, the Second High-Level China-Latin America Investment and Cooperation Forum took place today at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean…

IDB and SoftBank Partner to Assist Startups in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB) and SoftBank Group International have announced a partnership at the IDB’s 60th anniversary seminar to support the development of the startup ecosystem in Latin America and the Caribbean. The memorandum of understanding outlines plans to share regional and technical knowledge, as well as co-investment opportunities for growth- and late-stage…

Governments should step up their efforts to give people skills to seize opportunities in a digital world

09/05/2019 – Governments must urgently step up their efforts to improve their education and training policies to help more people reap the benefits of the digital transformation and to reduce the risk of automation widening inequalities and driving unemployment, according to a new OECD report. The OECD Skills Outlook 2019, which is part of the…

Economic Pulse, December 2018

Prices: National Consumer Prices Index: The Official Data for National Consumer Prices Index are not available to period 2016 – 2018 (Feb). Secondary source: The International Monetary Fund according to official information from Central Bank of Venezuela to 092017: National Consumer Prices Index 2016 (end of year): 302.367%   Unemployment: Official Data from National Statistical…

Economic Pulse November 2018

In the last Labor Day of October 2018, the Caracas Stock Exchange Stock Index reached 818,18 points. The Caracas Stock Exchange changed the formula for Caracas Stock Exchange Index in November, the indicator shows the values reducing three zeros. The Venezuelan oil basket to November reached 417.61 yuan/barrel or 60.11 USD/barrel. The Currency Cash Flow…

Economic Pulse – October 2018

Prices: National Consumer Prices Index: The Official Data for National Consumer Prices Index are not available to period 2016 – 2018 (Feb). Secondary source: The International Monetary Fund according to official information from Central Bank of Venezuela to 092017: National Consumer Prices Index 2016 (end of year): 302.367%   Unemployment: Official Data from National Statistical…

Economic Pulse

Prices: National Consumer Prices Index: The Official Data for National Consumer Prices Index are not available to period 2016 – 2018 (Feb). Secondary source: The International Monetary Fund according to official information from Central Bank of Venezuela to 092017: National Consumer Prices Index 2016 (end of year): 302.367% Unemployment: Official Data from National Statistical Institute:…