Revelation of Expectations in Latin America (REVELA): No. 1 : May, 2007

May 2007
Revelation of Expectations in Latin America (REVELA) is a monthly publication published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Research Department (RES). The data comes from surveys of market participants conducted by Central Banks in Latin America. This document analyzes differences in market expectations for growth and inflation across countries and determines trends over time. This document was published in May of 2007, and illustrations growth in Argentina (7.7%), Costa Rica (5.5%) Guatemala (4.3%), Honduras (4.8%) and Uruguay (4.74%). Also in this report: inflation expectations for 2007 are on the rise in several countries in the region in particular in Colombia (5.25%), Uruguay (7.21%) and Bolivia (6.48%).