Latin American countries are experiencing increased volatility with market declines and unstable exchange rates. Small businesses in these locations are taking a huge hit from the pandemic with economic restrictions resulting in a recession. While small businesses adapt to the changing climate, some have had to shut their doors. The most important thing we can do during these times is to shop local when possible and actively support community organizations and programs. To all the companies that
And while the impending recession will certainly have an impact on small businesses throughout the region, the outlook is far from grim. Medellin has emerged as a leader in the fight against COVID-19, providing cash payments and groceries to the most economically vulnerable and using big data to track cases and perform targeted testing, keeping the medical system from being overwhelmed and the number of cases significantly lower than other parts of the country.
In Medellin, and Colombia more broadly, communities and businesses are stepping up to the task of bolstering the economy as restrictions ease and sectors get back to business. Outsourcing, which has grown in past years, seems to be one of the more robust industries and leaders in this area are predicting minimal losses in the coming months and some are even hoping for growth in virtual delivery.
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