Guatemala companies expecting drop in investments
The companies are less prone to invest, increase their production or hire more employees in the next six months.
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
This is according to the 38 Business Survey by the Association for Economic and Social Investigation (Asies) for the month of July in which 855 large, medium and small companies were surveyed with a confidence of 95% and a margin of error of +-6.35%.
The Association for Investigation and Social Studies (ASIES) carried out a moderate study of the local economy.
A report by Aldesa analyzes the effects for Costa Rica of a potential international crisis.
This special report examines the channels through which Fitch-rated sovereigns in this sub-region could be impacted by external shocks, the robustness of their
various policy frameworks and the implications for creditworthiness of
increasingly challenging international conditions.
After reaching a growth of 5.7% in 2007, the economy suffered a strong slowdown to the point where CEPAL is projecting a growth of 4.3% for 2008 and 4.0% in 2009.
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