Natural gas & LNG

Americas July 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

Trade wars are hurting the economies of countries in the Americas, and the situation could worsen this year and next.

Mexico’s economy is on the brink of recession, with the country’s GDP having shrunk by 0.2% on a quarterly basis in Q1 2019 following no growth in Q4 2018. Meanwhile, the trade war between Mexico and the United States is far from over. The two countries reached an agreement in early June under which Mexico has until 22 July to satisfy the administration of US President...