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Political Risk: Pandemic Stops Region's Economies in their Tracks

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Political Risk Report

Countries across Latin American close their borders, shut down commerce and stop all but their essential services as the coronavirus pandemic threatens to overwhelm healthcare systems across the world. In this report we look at how the crisis is affecting the region's economies, industrial sectors and internal politics.

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Table of contents

  • Overview
  • Brazil: One Too Many Crises
  • One-Two Punch: Pandemic and Oil Prices Hit Mexico
  • Argentina: More Debt Headwinds
  • Colombia: No Measures Being Ruled Out
  • Chile: No Reprieve in Sight
  • Peru: Vizcarra's Call for Calm
  • Latin America in Figures

Companies and projects related to this report

  • Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - PETROBRAS
  • Pan American Silver Corp.
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch Inc.
  • Capstone Mining Corp.
  • Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A.
  • Solarpack Chile S.A.
  • Fondo Nacional de Fomento al Turismo
  • YPF Luz
  • Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
  • Barrick Gold Corp.
  • Banco de México
  • Banco Central de la República Argentina
  • Banco Central de Chile
  • Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos
  • International Monetary Fund
  • Ente Nacional Regulador del Gas
  • Lithium Americas Corp.
  • Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile
  • Asociación Colombiana de Gas Natural
  • Comisión Chilena del Cobre
  • Teck Resources Limited
  • YPF S.A.
  • Telefônica Brasil S.A.
  • Ente Nacional Regulador de Electricidad
  • Asociación Colombiana de Ingenieros de Petróleos
  • Comisión Federal de Electricidad
  • Wintershall Dea GmbH
  • Petróleos Mexicanos S.A. de C.V.
  • ConocoPhillips Co.
  • Claro S.A.
  • Banco BV S.A.
  • Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. (Eletrobras)
  • Banco Central do Brasil (BCB)
  • Gold Resource Corp.
  • Pan American Energy LLC
  • Southern Copper Corporation
  • Perupetro S.A.
  • Instituto Brasileiro de Mineração
  • Santiago Metro line 9
  • Santiago Metro line 8
  • Quebrada Blanca phase II
  • Cauchari-Olaroz (First phase)
  • Santo Domingo
  • La Granja
  • Salvador Inca pit project
  • Mina Justa
  • Block Aguada Federal
  • Block Bandurria Norte


Javiera Gracia, Cristóbal Riego, Pedro Ozores, Gabriela Ruddy, Sam Williams, Sean Goforth, Ariel Rodríguez, Concetta Cacciatore, Rogerio Jelmayer, James Young, Michael Place, Allan Brown

Sebastian Pérez-Ferreiro

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