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Latin America Publications

Below is a list of our Latin America Publications for the last 6 months. If you are looking for reports older than 6 months please email info@pantheonmacro.com, or contact your account rep

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10 Nov 2022 LatAm Monitor The Global Slowdown Will Bite

  • Brazil — Political noise eases, for now
  • Colombia — Edging higher, despite Mr. Petro
  • Peru — Brushing off political turmoil

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

9 Nov 2022 LatAm Monitor Inflation in Chile and Peru is Finally Falling; a Big Relief for Policymakers

  • Inflation in Chile is heading south, thanks to falling commodity prices and tighter financial conditions.
  • Easing pressures in the pipeline suggest that inflation will continue to edge down over the coming months.
  • Peru’s inflation is falling too, which likely will allow policymakers to move to the sidelines this week.

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

19 Oct 2022 LatAm Monitor Economic Activity in Colombia and Peru will Stall Soon, Despite Solid Q3

  • Economic activity in Colombia and Peru remained relatively resilient in August, despite an array of drags.
  • The outlook is challenging, though, as the squeeze on real disposable income drains growth momentum.
  • The hit of higher borrowing costs for households and corporates on their spending will also hurt.

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

PM Datanote: BCRP Rate Decision, Peru, October, 2022

  • In one line: Pause signalled; further tightening requires stubbornly high inflation.

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

22 Sept 2022 LatAm Monitor Political Noise Improves at the Margin

  • Brazil — Lula’s lead over Bolsonaro holds
  • Chile — What is next for the constitutional process?
  • Peru — The new Finance Minister is taking action

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

19 Sept 2022 LatAm Monitor Slowing GDP Growth in the Andes will Make Central Banks Uneasy

  • Colombia’s economy started Q3 on a weak footing, as high inflation weighs on consumers’ spending.
  • Peru’s economic recovery stalled in July and leading indicators point to further weakness in the near term.
  • Weakening growth momentum will force central banks to stop hiking rates, assuming inflation cedes.

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

15 Sept 2022 LatAm Monitor Global Inflation Risks Have Spooked LatAm Markets

  • Brazil — Hit by political noise and commodity prices
  • Colombia — Orthodoxy is not enough to ease the pain
  • Chile — Political questions not abating

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

PM Datanote: BCRP Rate Decision, Peru, September, 2022

  • In one line: Slowing the march to 25bp; the end of the tightening cycle is near.

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

7 Sept 2022 LatAm Monitor Inflation in Mexico is Yet to Peak, but in Peru the Downtrend has Started

  • Inflation in Mexico likely hit a new multi-decade high in August, but likely conditions will improve soon.
  • Inflation pressures in Peru are finally easing; the end of the BRCP’s tightening cycle is around the corner.
  • Core inflation remains subdued, and a weakening domestic demand will help to push it lower in Q4.

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

15 Aug 2022 LatAm Monitor Underlying Inflation Pressures Force More Rate Hikes in LatAm

Elevated underlying inflation pressures are forcing some central banks in LatAm to continue hiking...

...But recently-implemented measures by governments will allow policymakers to pause, soon.

Brazil’s COPOM hiked for the last time earlier this month; the inflation picture finally has improved.

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

29 July 2022 Latin America Monitor Mexico's Massive Trade Deficit is Driven Mostly by Oil

Mexico's trade deficit increased in June, due mostly to rising oil imports, thanks to higher prices.

Exports are also performing strongly, particularly manufactured goods, but risks have emerged.

Colombia's BanRep will likely hike by another massive 150pbs today, and more tightening is coming.

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

21 July 2022 Latin America Political Update Increased Tensions as the Recovery Falters

Brazil — Increasing spending ahead of the election

Chile — Turbulent weeks ahead

Peru — Mr. Castillo's troubled first year

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

14 July 2022 Battered by Deteriorating Domestic and External Conditions

Brazil — Increasing fiscal uncertainty is hurting

Mexico — Global risk aversion remains the drag

Chile — Hit by lower copper prices and politics

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

24 May 2022 Is Colombia on the Verge of a Remarkable Political Shift

Next Sunday's presidential election in Colombia is wide open, though Mr. Petro is leading the race.

He will make it into the second round, but we still believe that Mr. Fico will win on a photo finish.

Uncertainty is high, the upturn of Mr. Hernández in the polls complicates Mr. Fico's path to the runoff.

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

23 May 2022 The Economic Outlook for Argentina and Peru is Deteriorating Rapidly

Argentina’s economic recovery stalled in March, and conditions are deteriorating rapidly.

High inflation and tighter financial conditions will push the economy in to a technical recession in Q2.

The Peruvian economy struggled in March, but it dodge a recession, thanks to a solid start to Q1.

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

19 May 2022 Political Risk on the Rise as Economic Conditions Worsen

Brazil — Lula’s lead continues to narrow

Colombia — Gustavo Petro still in the lead

Chile — The draft of the New Constitution is out

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

16 May 2022 LatAm Central Banks in a Big Dilemma

Rising export prices continue to support growth, but they are also driving higher-than-expected inflation.

Global inflation pressures from food and energy will keep restrictive bias on monetary policy.

Most countries will continue to tighten, despite the absence of domestic demand-driven inflation.

Andres Abadia (Senior International Economist)Latin America

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