Latin Business Chronicle

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Latin Business Chronicle (LBC) is a weekly online journal on Latin American business and technology.

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LBC, a unit of Latin Trade Group, has around 17,000 readers per month.[1]


LBC publishes rankings of Latin America's top 500 companies, top 25 businesspeople, top 25 business women, top 100 insurance companies, top 60 employers, top 50 airports and top 50 ports, as well as several business indexes related to Latin America.

Latin Business Index[edit]

The Latin Business Index measures the overall business climate in 19 Latin American countries using 27 subcategories ranging from GDP growth and inflation to competitiveness and political outlook. Panama tops the ranking, with Venezuela in last place.

Latin Security Index[edit]

The Latin Security Index measures security for multinational executives in Latin America. Costa Rica ranks as the safest country, while Haiti is the most dangerous in the index developed by FTI Consulting for Latin Business Chronicle.[2]

Latin Technology Index[edit]

The Latin Technology Index measures technology level in 19 Latin American countries. Uruguay tops the ranking, while Cuba comes in last.

Latin Tax Index[edit]

The Latin Tax Index measures the tax environment in 18 Latin American countries. Chile tops the ranking, while Brazil comes in last.

Latin Tourism Index[edit]

The Latin Tourism Index measures the tourism impact on the economy in 15 Latin American countries. Uruguay tops the ranking, while Brazil comes in last.

Latin Globalization Index[edit]

The Latin Globalization Index is a relative measure of the extent of globalization of 19 Latin American countries, based on six key indicators. Panama tops the ranking, while Brazil comes in last place.


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