While cost has long been the main driver for companies setting up shared service centres, other strategic drivers have recently come to the fore - and Latin America has become an increasingly popular location.
For companies investing in the region, all countries in Latin America have opportunities - but choosing the countries that are most suitable for a company's needs is an essential part of the process.
“When it comes to financing, don’t be dramatic, but anticipate problems”
While some countries within the region are becoming better suited for in-house banking, there are others that are unable to support this type of model. Careful consideration should also be paid to changing regulatory requirements.
We discuss the growing importance of the Middle East & North Africa to corporate treasurers, and how their strategic plans in the region are being supported.
CEE is proving resilient and flexible in its ability to diversify its reliance on the Eurozone, and create a favourable environment for growth. Consequently, the prospects for CEE are very positive.
The Editor discusses the latest reports on globalisation and provides a valuable summary of the opportunities provided by the world's fastest growing economies, featuring expert comment from HSBC's Head of Global Payments and Cash Management.