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Americas Production

August 2018

Economic problems will limit growth in gas production in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018.

The US-China trade war and the increasing risk of contagion from Turkey’s currency crisis will remain headwinds for gas production in Latin America and the Caribbean. Potential economic risks have also prompted the IMF to revise down the region’s growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019 – and further downgrades are possible. Weaker economic growth prospects could deter upstream investment, which in turn will limit output in the medium-to-long term. Gas...