Jaime Perez-Seoane de Zunzunegui: ALL BLOG POSTS

Jaime Pérez-Seoane de Zunzunegui, OBG Americas and North Africa Regional Editor

Jaime Perez-Seoane de Zunzunegui
Regional Editor for North Africa and The Americas
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Jaime Perez-Seoane de Zunzunegui
6 June 2018
OBG Business Barometer

With the Argentine peso in free fall, the beginning of May was a tumultuous time for the country. Even though the central bank continued to sell its reserves and raise interest rates, the depreciation of the currency appeared unstoppable.

Jaime Perez-Seoane de Zunzunegui
6 June 2018
OBG Business Barometer

Against the backdrop of broader fiscal reform being carried out in the country, the results of the inaugural Oxford Business Group Business Barometer: Argentina CEO Survey highlight several facets of the local business environment that C-suite executives see as in need of improvement. For example, 96% of respondents consider the country’s current tax environment to be uncompetitive or very uncompetitive on a global scale, while 59% describe the ease of accessing credit as difficult or very difficult.

Jaime Perez-Seoane de Zunzunegui
21 May 2018
Economic Roundups

Largely thanks to the recovering prices of some key commodities, the region recorded a positive first quarter in 2018, with the IMF forecasting Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP growth for the year to reach 2%. Currency volatility remains among the primary challenges, however, offsetting some gains. The economy is thus centre stage in countries headed to the polls this year, potentially ushering in a period of economic transformation in several of the region’s major players.