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Insight by Sarah Boumphrey

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Mexico: It’s all about the Middle Class

Maximizing the growing influence of the middle class in Mexico both as a consumer force, but also as a driver of growth and stability, is crucial in fostering the country’s economic potential. Hear us speak about the importance of the Mexican middle class at the 13th Mexico Business Summit (Cumbre de Negocios). A snapshot of […]
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The Best of Q3 on Economies and Consumers

The third quarter saw a continuation of bad economic news from China with ensuing stock market volatility; a renewed debate about the Fed “lift-off” in the USA; and more gloomy economic news from some other major emerging markets most notably Brazil and Russia. The EU has become embroiled in a refugee crisis, putting further pressure […]
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Submerging or Emerging Economies?

Emerging markets may have been getting bad press in recent times but the factors that have underpinned their growth are still real. No one can deny a slowdown is occurring, but the situation is more nuanced than that and commercial opportunities exist today and will continue to do so in the future. The past: A […]
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Russia’s 5 Big Challenges

With Russia’s economy set to shrink by 4.2% in real terms this year, the country clearly faces several major challenges. Beyond the most immediate concerns of the oil price shock and the impact of sanctions, the economy faces major hurdles in the long-term if sustainable growth is to be achieved. 1.       An out-dated growth model […]
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[Infographic] How to Succeed in Emerging Markets

A packaged food company was looking to expand its Asian operations beyond China. Our four-pillar model offered methodological clarity to the process of market selection. The business was able to compare a range of countries in a systemic fashion. Due to its scale, Indonesia has cropped up in board room discussions as a potential market […]
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Seeking Opportunity in Latin America

Latin American GDP is expected to slump to 0.7% in 2015, following on from a dismal 2014. Some of the region’s largest economies are struggling the most – with Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela mired in slowdowns and recession. Overall, 23 of the 40 Latin American countries for which we have data, will see a decline […]
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