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Zone backbone

September 4, 2006

Uruguay’s free trade zone, Zonamerica, is bringing in much-needed investment, although it has its critics. Monica Campbell reports.

Paltry prospects

September 4, 2006

Banco de la República Oriental del Uruguay continues to be dogged by its state-owned status and weak demand for credit. Jason Mitchell reports from Montevideo.

Petitioning for a right to roam

September 4, 2006

Danilo Astori, finance minister of Uruguay, tells The Banker of his optimism regarding a settlement of the pulp mill row and why Mercosur members should be free to make bilateral trade agreements with whoever they choose.

Financial sector bucks up

September 4, 2006

Banks are posting healthy results in an improving economy, financial reforms are under way and there are plans to develop the capital markets. Monica Campbell reports.

A return to health

September 4, 2006

Monica Campbell reports from Montevideo on the new Uruguayan government’s successful efforts to revive the economy and strengthen the banking sector.

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Finance Minister of the Year 2006

January 2, 2006

Swings to the political left, eurozone preparation and banking crises. The Banker’s selection of the world’s leading finance ministers reveals that canny, dual management of the political and economic spheres is a prerequisite for the job.

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.

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