Latin American Firms: Keeping Corporate Vulnerabilities in Check

From iMFdirect - The IMF Blog Mon Dec 17 2012, 13:41:57

Four years after the Lehman Brothers crisis, private companies in the largest and most financially integrated Latin American countries are doing relatively well, despite continuous bouts of global uncertainty. Like firms in other high-performing emerging markets in Asia, companies in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru (the "LA5") have benefited from abundant external financing, strong domestic credit, and generally robust demand growth.

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