As an economist, large-scale housing surveys fascinate me. As someone who supports British companies looking into Latin American markets, mainly through market research, I find it amazing just how important it is to really grasp how people live in your target markets – either out of

UK trade with Latin America made it to The Times! Not the crisis in Venezuela, not the drug problems in Mexico, not the footballing stories, but an article focusing on doing business between the UK and Latin America. You must excuse my excitement (and my sarcasm). [caption id="attachment_4281"

When I was in Durham last month speaking at a DiT/North East Chamber of Commerce event on Latin America, I met Andy Fuller, who works in the oil and gas industry as a consultant “assisting clients with both code and regulatory compliance as well as integrity management systems (including

Regardless of the type of Brexit agreed, the withdrawal from the European Union will obviously have a significant impact on those with interests in the EU, and the 60+ countries with whom the EU has negotiated advantageous terms. While the politicians discuss resolving the puzzle, it falls to

I was delighted to be invited by the North East Chamber of Commerce and the Department for International Trade North East to present to regional companies about opportunities in Latin America. I was very impressed by the turnout and by the potential for companies from the North East to grow in

I was delighted to be invited by Santander and the Department for International Trade in the East of England to present to regional companies about opportunities in four Latin American countries (Chile, Colombia, Peru and Uruguay) in three specific sectors (agritech, food processing/packaging and

I admit it, I’m a big fan of maps. So when I spotted these (hugely controversial) ones (thanks, Laurence!), I thought I had to share them with you. They are not 100% accurate, of course, and I don’t think they were meant to be. The author (“Loco Luis“) himself has clarified a few