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July 15, 2024

Foreign Direct Investment Trends in Latin America

The World Investment Report 2024 highlights that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Latin America and the Caribbean slightly declined by 1% to $193 billion in 2023, maintaining relative stability amid global economic fluctuations. FDI refers to an investment made by an entity or investor from one country into a business or project...
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July 15, 2024

White Gold Rush - Lithium in Latin America

In the race to transition towards a greener, more sustainable future, lithium has emerged as a cornerstone element. Often referred to as "white gold," lithium is integral to the batteries that power our smartphones, laptops, electric vehicles (EVs), and renewable energy storage systems. Its unique properties make it a key player in...
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July 12, 2024

Week 28, 2024 - Latin America

In the race to transition towards a greener, more sustainable future, lithium has emerged as a cornerstone element. Often referred to as "white gold," lithium is integral to the batteries that power our smartphones, laptops, electric vehicles (EVs), and renewable energy storage systems. Its unique properties make it a key player in the...
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July 11, 2024

Agtech Challenges in Latin America

Agricultural technology (agtech) in Latin America faces several challenges and risks that hinder its widespread adoption and effectiveness. Key issues include limited access to financing and investment for small and medium-sized farmers, who make up a significant portion of the agricultural sector. There is a digital divide...
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July 5, 2024

Week 27, 2024 - Latin America

The World Investment Report 2024 highlights that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Latin America. The region saw increased value in greenfield investments in critical minerals and renewable energy sectors, signaling a shift towards sustainable and resource-centric economic activities, despite global economic challenges. Five key...
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June 29, 2024

Foodtech Innovations in Latin America

Foodtech innovation in Latin America is experiencing a remarkable surge, driven by a blend of technological advancements, sustainability efforts, and the region's rich culinary heritage. This dynamic growth is seen in startups and established companies alike, which are harnessing cutting-edge technology and eco-friendly practices...
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June 28, 2024

Week 26, 2024 - Latin America

The fintech sector in Latin America has clearly been the sector that most investors trust. In the latest research, published by the IDB, they note how the sector is not only expanding rapidly but also evolving in terms of complexity and capability.The fintech ecosystem in Latin America and the Caribbean has seen significant growth, with...
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June 27, 2024

Current State of EdTech in Latin America

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only accelerated the adoption of EdTech worldwide but also fueled a remarkable surge in edtech investments globally. Latin America, in particular, has experienced a remarkable sixfold increase in edtech investments in 2021 alone. This growth can be attributed to the emerging trend of nearshoring...
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June 21, 2024

Week 25, 2024 - Latin America

Latin America is rapidly transforming into a major player in the global talent market, driven by a blend of favorable conditions, technological advancements, and a shift towards flexible work arrangements (FWAs). This dynamic region, known for its diverse cultures and burgeoning economies, is setting new standards in the global talent...
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