RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The export sector in Latin America and the Caribbean improved "considerably" its short and medium-term expectations after the covid-19 hit the economy, revealed on Thursday a survey by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
A year and a half after the pandemic's start, which strongly affected global trade flows, 47% of the region's exporting companies considered that international demand would grow in the next three months, and 57% said they expect to increase their shipments in the coming year.
This represented a significant increase in optimism compared to 2020 when only 16 . . .