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On the Global Financial and Economic Crisis
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean  on the global financial and economic crisis 2008-2009
ECLAC on the financial crisis
Meeting of Río Group, with ECLAC support:
Latin America and the Caribbean Prepare Common Position for Conference On Global Financial Crisis
The meeting is in preparation of the General Assembly's High Level Conference on the world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development.
ECLAC report:
Foreign Direct Investment to Drop Sharply in 2009, After Record High Levels in 2008
Investment flows to Latin America and the Caribbean totaled more than US$128 billion, in spite of the crisis.
May 27:
ECLAC to Present Report On Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
The annual report includes data on transnational companies, business offshoring services, tourism and dispute settlement between investors and governments.


CEPAL acerca de la crisis financiera
Según informe de la CEPAL:
Tras récord de inversión extranjera directa en 2008, se espera importante caída en 2009
Flujos hacia América Latina y el Caribe llegaron a más de US$ 128.000 millones pese a la crisis.
El 27 de mayo:
CEPAL presenta informe sobre la inversión extranjera directa en América Latina y el Caribe
La publicación anual incluye datos sobre empresas transnacionales, servicios empresariales a distancia, turismo y solución de controversias entre inversionistas y Estados.
Foro Unión Europea, América Latina y el Caribe:
Vulnerabilidad de sistemas tributarios condiciona políticas fiscales para enfrentar crisis
Ecuador, Panamá, México y Bolivia son los más afectados en su capacidad de recaudar impuestos para financiar políticas anticíclicas.
En Montevideo, Uruguay, 19 al 20 de mayo:
Analizarán los desafíos de la política fiscal frente a la crisis
En el Foro Unión Europea, América Latina y el Caribe, se revisará el rol de la política fiscal en su doble tarea de estabilizar el crecimiento y proteger a los sectores más vulnerables.
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