Colombia unveils $2.7 billion stimulus for economy
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos launched a stimulus package aimed at easing the appreciation of the peso and boosting the economy after two sluggish quarters.
The president said “the effort” would cost about $2.7 billion.
Shunning the protectionist measures of Argentina and Brazil, the package takes aim at the exchange rate by encouraging private pension funds to invest more money overseas.
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