Eduardo Pelitti

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    Rio 2016 – Gases, politics and the Brazil economy

    2016-06-01T00:01:00

    As Brazil gets ready to host the 2016 Olympic Games, gasworld explores the political, economic and industrial gas scene in the country. By Eduardo Pelitti.

  • Latin American Industrial Gas Markets
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    Latin American Industrial Gas Markets

    2013-08-08T12:00:00

    As we anticipated in our February 2013 report (“Latin America Shows Its Resilience but Growth Moderates,” CryoGas, February 2013, p. 42) economic growth continued in Latin America, registering a three percent increase in 2012, but at a slower pace than in 2010 and 2011 when the economy grew at 6.1 ...

  • Latin America Shows Its Resilience but Growth Moderates
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    Latin America Shows Its Resilience but Growth Moderates

    2013-02-18T12:00:00

    As we reported last July (“2011 Latin American Industrial Gas Report,” CryoGas, July 2012, p. 44), as a consequence of unfavorable external conditions, the Latin American economy is growing at lower rates than in 2011.

  • The 2011 Latin American Industrial Gases Report
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    The 2011 Latin American Industrial Gases Report

    2012-07-16T16:27:00

    As we reported in January, the Latin America industrial gases market increased by 21 percent in 2010, after contracting in 2009, and was off to a strong start in early 2012 with several new projects pushing demand for industrial gases. We cautioned in January that uncertainty in global markets could ...

  • Global Economic Turbulence Rattles Latin America’s Strong Industrial Gases Market
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    Global Economic Turbulence Rattles Latin America’s Strong Industrial Gases Market

    2012-01-16T13:25:00

    The world economy is fraught with uncertainty due to the continuing European debt crisis, and the recovery in the United States, Latin America’s important trading partner, remains stubbornly mild. These unfavorable foreign economic environments are beginning to affect financial markets and commodity prices in Latin America.

  • 2010 Latin American Industrial Gases Report - A Strong Economy & New Projects Push Progress
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    2010 Latin American Industrial Gases Report - A Strong Economy & New Projects Push Progress

    2011-07-11T15:56:00

    Latin America showed a solid 6.1 percent growth in GDP in 2010, signaling that the crisis that began in late 2008 was over. This reflects solid macroeconomic policy fundamentals, strong internal demand supported by sizable government support, favorable external financing conditions, and strong commodity revenues.

  • Full Steam Ahead – Latin America’s Industrial Gas Industry Moves into Double Digit Growth
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    Full Steam Ahead - Latin America’s Industrial Gas Industry Moves into Double Digit Growth

    2011-01-10T12:10:00

    Two thousand and ten saw the Latin American region emerging from the global economic crisis at a faster pace than anticipated. In the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) recently published World Economic Outlook (www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo/2010/01 /pdf/text.pdf), the organization increased its projection of 2010 GDP growth for the region to a healthy 5.7 ...

  • The 2009 Latin American Business Report
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    The 2009 Latin American Business Report

    2010-07-12T14:41:00

    In February, I reported on the financial results for the major players in the Latin American region, and noted that signs of an economic recovery were showing. (See “The Latin American Business Report,” CGI, February 2010, pp. 44–46.) This article presents an economic and industrial gas industry business summary for ...

  • The Latin American Business Report
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    The Latin American Business Report

    2010-02-08T12:56:00

    This report examines the financial results for the major players in the Latin American Region up to September of 2009. Business in Latin America, similar to the rest of the world, showed the effects of the reduced economic activity that followed the worldwide economic crisis that began in 2008. Fortunately, ...

  • Industrial Gases in Latin America — Facing the Slowdown
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    Industrial Gases in Latin America — Facing the Slowdown

    After an exceptionally good 2008, first quarter 2009 results of the main industrial gas companies in Latin America began to show the effect of the global slowdown in the region, and the exchange rate variations that followed.

  • Latin American Business Report
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    Latin American Business Report

    2009-02-22T16:04:00

    Favored by the strong growth of the world economy, record high commodity prices, and healthy internal consumption, industrial gas company sales in Latin America grew at double digit rates in the first nine months of 2008. The financial crisis that began with the US sub-prime credit crunch, however, began to ...