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Regional Output To Temper As Sales Slow

BMI expects to see a broad slowdown in vehicle production in Latin America in 2014, with many countries in the region registering a moderation in manufacturing growth from 2013 levels. We expect many...

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Tablet Growth Offering Huge Potential

Chip manufacturer Intel is planning to return to double-digit growth in Latin America in 2014 with its strategy focused on tablets. Lower cost Android-based devices are gaining traction in the region...

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Downbeat Outlook On Downstream Sector

While we forecast an uptick in Venezuela's nameplate refining capacity, from 1.3mn b/d in 2012 to 1.5mn b/d in 2017, this is well below the level implied by PdVSA's number of planned projects. Our...

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BlackBerry Crumbles And Goes Private

BlackBerry has agreed to be acquired by one of its largest individual shareholders in a deal that values the business at just US$4.7bn. Canadian insurance company Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd -...

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The Global Impact Of US Syria Strike

US airstrikes against Syria would have consequences beyond the Middle East. Despite their opposition, Russia and China may see some unexpected benefits, while North Korea will be nervous.

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