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All posts tagged "Economy"

  • Time to Rebound From Puerto Rico’s Lost Decade

    This edition’s Front-Page cover story marks the first installment in a series that outlines the unrelenting decline of Puerto Rico’s economy, which commenced in 2006 and has yet to subside. The death knell was actually struck in...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • Debt-Restructuring Panel a Glimpse of Road Ahead?

    SAN JUAN– Participants Weigh in on Puerto Rico Moving Forward to Tackle its Fiscal, Economic Crisis Some would argue it would be foolish to talk about debt restructuring during a major investment conference, in which the main...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
  • Expert Panel Lauds Benefits of Combining Puerto Rico’s Tax Incentives Laws

    SAN JUAN- With Acts 20 & 22 Spearheading Efforts, Act 185 Offers Private Equity Incentives Just before lunchtime, a crowd of investors carefully listened to how they could wisely use a series of Puerto Rico tax laws that...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
  • Economic Growth a Struggle for Latin America in 2016

    Economic growth for Latin America in 2016 will be marginal, at best, according to most economic forecasters, including the World Bank, which further characterizes growth in the region as “anemic.” “The macroeconomic outlook across Latin America in...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • Bond Exchange Seeks to Trade Value for Shared Pain

    The bond exchange the Puerto Rico government is proposing to holders of $49.2 billion of debt will have an impact on local bondholders who have a nominal value of around $15 billion in bonds. Economist Vicente Feliciano...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • A Summit to Restore Confidence

    Puerto Rico is hosting another Investment Summit, a yearly conclave of wealthy investors designed to showcase attractive incentives contained in Acts 20 and 22 of 2012, to lure them to establish local businesses and/or make the island...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
  • Moody’s Weighs in on Commonwealth Debt-Exchange Plan

      It will be hard for creditors to accept Puerto Rico’s debt-exchange proposal to restructure some $49 billion in debt, credit-rating agency Moody’s Investors Service said in a report published last Friday. Some of the difficulties mentioned...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Economist: Many Mistakes Have Been Made

    Six years ago, Estudios Técnicos made projections indicating that, growing at a rate of 1.8% a year, Puerto Rico’s economy would not return to 2006 levels until 2016. Now, after revising these projections, the firm estimates that...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Economic Index Inches Up in December After Long Drop

    Economic activity in Puerto Rico showed slight improvement in December 2015 after dropping for six-straight months, according to indexes that economist Ángel Rivera Montañez prepared and published in a recent monthly report. In December, commercial activity improved...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • The Investment Summit

    Scaling the Acts 20/22 Mountain The 2016 Puerto Rico Investment Summit kicked off at the Convention Center in Miramar on Thursday, Feb. 11, bringing together executives, attorneys, CPAs, institutional investors, investment bankers and private equity professionals for two...

    • Posted February 11, 2016