Major differences between the political and economic conditions within each country makes for uncertainty in the region.
David Savastano, Editor07.20.17
In recent years, Latin and South America have been solid areas of growth for the printing and ink industries. However, as the region is made up of many countries with different influences, it is an area that defies easy characterizations. Ink World places the region’s ink market at approximately $2 billion annually, led by Brazil and Mexico, and leading ink manufacturers are active throughout Latin America.
Fernando Tavara, president, Sun Chemical Latin America, reported that Sun Chemical has seen positive growth in Latin America during the past year, but there is currently a lot of uncertainty throughout the region.
“Latin America is a vast area with big differences between countries and economies,” Tavera noted. “Brazil, for example, which in the first quarter of 2017 had shown some initial signals of recovery after two years of heavy economic contraction, has been plagued by ongoing political challenges and may continue to languish in recess
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