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Contenido: Documentos de proyectos e investigaciones de la Oficina de CEPAL en Washington, desde su creación en 1950.

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  • United States economic outlook: third quarter of 2022 

    (2023-01-04)
    The United States economy grew by 2.9% in the third quarter of 2022, a sharp turnaround following two quarters of contraction. Trade was the main source of growth, followed by consumer spending. The labour market averaged 392,000 new jobs per month from January–November 2022, with 4.3 million new jobs created in the period. Inflation rose by 7.1% in ...
  • United States-Latin America and the Caribbean Trade Developments 2022 

    (2023-01-04)
    United States trade in goods sustained the recovery that began in 2021. In the first six months of 2022, goods exports increased by 21% compared to the prior-year period, while goods imports rose by 22%. Trade in services has not fully recovered, as major service industries such as travel and transport are still experiencing the lingering effects of ...
  • Capital flows to Latin America and the Caribbean: A slowdown in 2022 

    NU. CEPAL (2022-12-14)
    Against a backdrop of tightening global financing conditions and higher global borrowing costs, Latin American and Caribbean issuers placed US$ 58.5 billion in bonds on international markets from January to October 2022, around 60% less than in the same period of 2021, with an average coupon almost 1.5% higher. The region’s international issuance of ...
  • United States economic outlook: Inflation trends post COVID-19 

    NU. CEPAL (2022-11-23)
    The United States has witnessed historic inflation since the economy began to reopen in 2021 following the lockdowns triggered by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The United States economic outlook: inflation trends post COVID-19 looks at the forces behind this surge in prices and the trade-offs and risks for the policy response. The ...
  • Capital flows to Latin America and the Caribbean: First eight months of 2022 

    NU. CEPAL (2022-10-05)
    Against a backdrop of tightening global financing conditions, total Latin American and Caribbean bond issuance in international markets in the first eight months of 2022 was down more than 50% from the same period in 2021. International bond issuance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) bonds —including green, social, sustainability and ...
  • United States economic outlook: 2021 year-in-review and first quarter of 2022 

    NU. CEPAL (2022-07-08)
    The United States economy expanded by 5.7% in 2021, the strongest annual growth since 1984, but in a sharp reversal it contracted 1.5% in the first quarter of 2022. Although the overall economy is expected to resume modest growth in the second quarter of 2022 and beyond owing to robust consumer spending and a strong labour market, risks to the economic ...
  • Capital flows to Latin America and the Caribbean: 2021 year-in-review and first four months of 2022 

    (2022-06-08)
    Capital Flows to Latin America and the Caribbean: 2021 in review and the first four months of 2022 presents and analyses the developments concerning capital flows to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021and from January to April 2022. This report is published three times a year and provides an overview of new international bonds from Latin American ...
  • United States economic outlook: Third quarter of 2021 

    (2021-12-23)
    Economic growth in the United States slowed to 2.1% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2021, from 6.7% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2021. Consumer spending in the third quarter rose at its slowest pace since the recovery began, as durable goods spending fell sharply amid supply shortages and rising inflationary pressures. The labour ...
  • United States-Latin America and the Caribbean Trade Developments 2021 

    NU. CEPAL (2021-12-02)
    United States trade is showing a healthy recovery in 2021 in both imports and exports of goods and services, although some categories of services are still suffering the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Travel, transport, and tourism have not returned to pre-pandemic levels. In contrast, trade in goods has recovered in all major ...
  • Capital flows to Latin America and the Caribbean: first nine months of 2021 

    NU. CEPAL (2021-11-30)
    Against the backdrop of low global interest rates and borrowing costs, bond issuances in international markets by Latin American and Caribbean countries totalled US$ 124 billion in the first nine months of 2021, up 6% from the year-earlier period. Of this total, almost US$ 40 billion (31.5%) were issued to finance environmental, social and governance ...

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