The latest supply chain news, analysis, trends and best practices for companies operating in Latin America. The Latin American region consists of 19 sovereign states and several territories and dependencies that stretch from the northern border of Mexico to the southern tip of South America. Learn how businesses are optimizing supply chain and logistics performance in these regions - addressing a range of challenges such as rising labor costs, poor infrastructure, complex customs and tax laws, unstable political climates and government controlled exchange rates.
South America controls about 70% of the world’s reserves of lithium, the metal used in rechargeable batteries for mobile phones and electric vehicles, but none of the infrastructure needed to put it to work.
The Northern American Free Trade Agreement is 25 years old, but whether it lives to see another year is an open question. Nafta came under intense fire from both major candidates during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. Read More