EU–LAC Business and Political Leaders Hail New Era of Partnership Through Enhanced Investment and Cooperation

July 17, 2023
As part of the EU-CELAC Summit, the European Commission, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Development Bank of Latin America and the Caribbean (CAF) hosted the European Union (EU) – Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Business Roundtable. Bringing together high level political and business leaders, participants discussed the EU-LAC Global Gateway Investment Agenda (GGIA).

More Than 900 Business Meetings Held in Outsource2LAC Event in Jamaica

June 20, 2023
MONTEGO BAY – More than 600 entrepreneurs, business leaders and government representatives from 33 countries around the world participated in the 9th edition of Outsource2LAC of the Inter-American Development Bank, the most significant event in the knowledge-based export services sector in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Sharp Slowdown Recorded in Exports from Latin America and Caribbean, IDB Study Finds

June 08, 2023
The value of exported goods from Latin America and the Caribbean grew at an estimated rate of 2.9% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2023, after increasing by 16.4% in 2022, according to the latest edition of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Trade Trends Estimates report. Although the region’s trade performance was better than the world average, exports slowed significantly due to lower commodity prices and weaker export volumes.

Entrepreneurs From 40 Countries Take Part in Summit on Digital Services Outsourcing

April 28, 2023
Global services sector entrepreneurs will come together on June 14-15 in Montego Bay, Jamaica, at the Outsource2LAC Global Digital Services Summit–Jamaica 2023, the leading digital services outsourcing event in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Gender, Age and Educational Gaps Impact Views on Regional Integration in Latin America

February 28, 2023
Support for regional economic integration among Latin Americans has increased to 74% in countries surveyed over the past 25 years, according to a new publication from the Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).  However, these levels vary significantly based on respondents’ age, gender, geographic location, and socioeconomic and educational background, the study reports.