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Latin American Market Opportunities

An analysis of the three major markets in Latin America -Mexico, Brazil and Argentina -forecasts solid growth for manufacturing markets in the region for the remainder of 2008 and into 2009. The author of that analysis, based in the region, spoke with MDM about what sectors are driving the growth.
All sectors of manufacturing in Latin America will likely see some growth in 2009, but automotive manufacturing has had particular strength partly due to internal demand in Brazil and Argentina, says Fernando Sedano, author of the Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI Latin America Outlook 2008-2009.

Mexico, the third market included in the analysis, has seen slower growth because of its close economic ties to the U.S., but has begun to make up ground through exports to ...

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