EMIS Insights, our proprietary research arm, provides comprehensive industry reports for Latin America and the Caribbean. Our network of locally based industry experts supplies analysis exclusive to EMIS customers.
Each report contains in-depth analysis of the sector’s importance for the Latin America and the Caribbean’s economy, detailed statistics and infographics. The report’s contents include executive summary, sector and subsector overviews, competitive and regulatory environment, as well as thorough company profiles of the top market players.
In 2018, motor vehicle output and sales in Brazil rose for a second consecutive year, after a prolonged period of contraction. Acceleration in domestic demand stemming from greater consumer and business confidence, as well as record-low borrowing ...View more details
Mexico is the second largest economy in Latin America in terms of nominal GDP, and thereby a key consumer market in the region, with a population of over 123.4mn people as of December 2017. Over the period 2012-2017, the retail trade sector performed ...View more details
Colombia ranked sixth in terms of power generation in Latin America in 2017, accounting for 4.6% of total regional output during the period. Hydropower is by far the leading electric energy source in the country with a share of 69.6% of total ...View more details
Brazil is the world’s second largest producer of ethanol and biodiesel, and a pioneer in developing biofuels as an economically viable alternative to fossil fuels. The main biofuels in the country are sugarcane ethanol – comprising ...View more details
Mexico remains a regional leader in electricity generation. The positive results of the energy reform continue, on its way to Mexico’s energy independence and integration of clean energy sources. The wholesale market keeps attracting investment ...View more details
Peru is a comparatively small pharmaceutical market in Latin America (ranking eighth in terms of sales volume in 2017), with a relatively young and growing population. However, public health spending is expanding at a rapid pace, particularly in ...View more details
After poor financial and operating performance in the 2015-2017 period, Brazil’s ICT sector returned to a growth path in 2018. Apart from an uptick in economic activity and an improving job market, the sector was favoured by continued robust ...View more details
Mexico’s construction sector had a lacklustre performance over the period 2012-2017, with its GVA rising at a CAGR of 0.9%. Among the main impediments to the sector’s growth was a change of government policy on housing development in 2013 ...View more details
Brazil has the world’s sixth largest chemical sector, with estimated net revenues of USD 127.9bn in 2018. Compared to 2017, industry turnover rose by 5.4% y/y, supported by an uptick in activity of the major industrial consumers, upward price ...View more details
The agriculture, livestock and fisheries sector in Brazil plays a key role in the domestic economy, accounting for 4.6% of total GDP, 24.2% of total export value, and 3.8% of total employment in 2017. The favourable weather conditions during the year ...View more details