The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Banco de Ahorro y Crédito ADOPEM have signed a loan in Dominican pesos worth EUR 7 million (approx. DOP 480 million) to support micro-entrepreneurs. The loan will help to address the working capital and investment needs of businesses affected by the COVID-19 Read more →
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Banco Regional de Desenvolvimento do Extremo Sul (BRDE) announced targeted finance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the States of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and Paraná in Brazil, facing the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.
The Agreement is the newest addition to Chile’s extensive network of tax agreements in force with 33 countries. Its objective is to promote greater economic cooperation between Chile and the Netherlands by eliminating tax barriers and promoting investment between the two countries through Read more →
The EU, IPKey Latin America and the Intellectual Property Office of Mexico recently published an IP Economic Impact Study in Mexico. This study reflects the importance IP-intensive industries have on the Mexican economy, focusing on four different areas: contribution to the GDP, direct and indirect Read more →
If you missed the 12th edition of the International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean, you can watch it here.
On the occasion of the EU27-LAC Informal Ministerial Meeting in Berlin on 14 December, the Executive Vice-President (EVP) of the Commission and Commissioner for Trade, Mr Dombrovskis, the High Representative/Vice President (HRVP) of the Commission, Mr Borrell, and the Ministers of Argentina, Read more →
Last December, Barbados deposited its instrument of ratification for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (Multilateral Convention or MLI). With 95 jurisdictions currently covered by the MLI, the ratification by Barbados Read more →
Germany has offered to host a ministerial EU-LAC conference planned in Berlin in December with the aim of setting in motion a new dynamic of high-level engagement and re-energizing the EU’s relationship with Mexico and Brazil.Together the EU and LatAm represent almost one-third of the votes at Read more →
The Peer Review published in November finds that the basic pillars of competition law in El Salvador are in line with good international best practices. The latest reform proposals show the efforts of El Salvador to increase the effectiveness of the competition law. Read more.
The agreement will provide flexibility and widen the eligibility criteria of the current EUR 100m BDMG CLIMATE ACTION Framework Loan II, to support and accelerate lending to private sector business in Latin America, especially in Brazil. This flexibility will accelerate access to finance for SMEs Read more →