Latest articles from Jason Mitchell

Banking reform will reinforce recovery

April 4, 2005

Uruguay is bouncing back from the economic downturn caused by its over-reliance on Argentina. Tighter banking supervision will be key to maintaining the country’s growth. Jason Mitchell reports from Montevideo.
Uruguayan authorities need to tighten banking supervision if the country is to regain its reputation as a sound financial centre.

Argentina faces long and slow haul to recovery

January 3, 2005

Argentina’s recovery from its debt default is likely to be slow and investors’ lack of confidence over contractual law is not helping. Jason Mitchell reports from Buenos Aires.
Argentina will probably reach an accord with its international creditors next year but is likely to suffer the consequences of its debt default for many years as investment flows stall, productivity falls behind competitor countries and interest rates remain high, which will hamper growth.

A model economy for South America?

December 1, 2004

Chile may outshine its regional rivals with an economy that has matured since its democratisation in 1990, but there is still work to be done to raise the living standards of the general population, as Jason Mitchell reports.
Chile, the most successful economy in South America, needs major structural reform if it is to enjoy the kind of economic growth seen in the countries of east Asia.

Shaken but still standing

July 2, 2004

In the past decade, the Bolivian banking system has faced economic crises brought on by social unrest but has withstood them. Jason Mitchell reports from La Paz.

Investors search for stability overseas

May 3, 2004

Local asset managers in Argentina may be suffering but foreign firms are benefiting. Jason Mitchell reports from Buenos Aires.

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