Intelligence Series - Banking

The Pacific Alliance: What it's Achieved, and What's Next

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Intelligence Series Banking

With the Pacific Alliance CEO Summit set to take place in Lima in July, we take a look at the bloc formed by Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, the most significant effort toward regional integration seen in Latin America in recent decades – from its common stock exchange, to cat bonds, and targeting zero tariffs on 100% of goods and services.

Figure - LatAm intra-bloc trade

Why you need to buy this report

  • Learn about the trading bloc’s innovative shared risk initiative, catastrophic bonds and integrated stock market.
  • The political risk inherent in the bloc, and the countries looking to join it.
  • Business opportunities for Pacific Alliance markets in Southeast Asian nations.

Table of contents

  • A most popular bloc
  • Sharing the risk: cat bonds and MILA
  • Long road ahead for the free movement of people, goods, services and capital
  • Graph: LatAm intra-bloc trade
  • Graph: Pacific Alliance GDP
  • Bringing Mercosur into the fold?
  • Gateway to the west
  • Conclusion

Companies related to this report

  • The Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Fondo de Desastres Naturales de México FONDEN
  • Nacional Financiera S.N.C. Institución de Banca de Desarrollo
  • Credicorp Ltd.
  • The World Bank Group / Grupo del Banco Mundial
  • International Monetary Fund
  • International Finance Corp.
  • Ecopetrol S.A.
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / Banco Internacional de Reconstrucción y Fomento




Ulric Rindebro, James Young, Allan Brown

Sebastian Pérez-Ferreiro

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