The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will launch on Monday, July 10, at 11:00 Chilean time (UTC/GMT-4), the annual report Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2023which provides an overview of the global and regional evolution of FDI and proposes recommendations so that these flows contribute to the productive development processes of Latin American and Caribbean countries.
The main conclusions of the document will be announced by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, in a hybrid (face-to-face and virtual) press conference held from Santiago, Chile.
The first chapter of the publication details the amounts of foreign direct investment (FDI) received by each country and subregion in 2022, and analyzes the main trends. It also reports on the behavior of Latin American transnational companies, known as trans-Latinas.
The second chapter examines the role of foreign direct investment in non-renewable energy, and the position of Latin America and the Caribbean in a context of concerted efforts at the international level to rapidly mitigate climate change and discourage investment in the sector. of hydrocarbons.
Finally, in the third chapter, FDI in renewable energies is analyzed and strategies are suggested to promote the energy transition in the region.
Journalists are invited to attend the ECLAC headquarters in Santiago de Chile to participate in the press conference in person.
Those interested in following the launch virtually can register at the following link on the Zoom platform: https://cepal-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lLr3nsBAQxq-hxVWdLdSaA
Once registered, you will receive an automatic email with the instructions to connect starting at 11:00 local time. Accredited journalists will be able to submit their questions in writing during the course of the event through the Zoom chat. They may also send their questions in advance to the email [email protected], which will be answered by the Executive Secretary of ECLAC live once the presentation of the document is completed. Questions will only be received until 11:30 local time.
The press conference will also be broadcast live on the institution’s website www.cepal.org, by https://live.cepal.org/ and in the institutional accounts on Twitter (https://twitter.com/cepal_onu) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/cepal.onu).
The full electronic version of ECLAC’s new annual report, together with a press release and the presentation by the Executive Secretary, will be available on the ECLAC website as soon as the press conference ends.
That: Launch of ECLAC annual report (flagship): Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2023.
Who: José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
When: Monday, July 10, 2023, 11:00 a.m. Chilean time (UTC/GMT-04:00 a.m.).
Where: ECLAC’s main headquarters in Santiago de Chile (Av. Dag Hammarsköld 3477, Vitacura). Celso Furtado Room.
Virtual connection through the Zoom platform (previous registration required): https://cepal-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lLr3nsBAQxq-hxVWdLdSaA