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Latin America Food & Drink Q4 2018

Latin America Food & Drink Q4 2018

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A generally improving economic outlook in Latin America will support food and drink spending over our five-yearforecast period to 2022. Following a strong rebound in 2017, over the near term (ie, 2018) food and drink spending will decline inUSD terms due to weak currency dynamics, notably in Argentina and Brazil. Over the longer term, rising disposable incomes willsupport expansion opportunities for both staples and premium food and drink products for most markets in the region, although wecaution that the popularity of discounters will maintain pressure on margins. Since our Q118 update, we have taken the decision toremove Venezuela from our Latin America food and drink forecasts, due to the country's ongoing economic crisis, as the effects ofhyperinflation give an inaccurate representation of the consumption outlook for the country.

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Industry Forecast
Food & Drink
Industry Risk/Reward Index
Latin America Food & Non-Alcoholic Drinks Risk/Reward Index
Latin America Alcoholic Drinks Risk/Reward Index
Industry Trend Analysis
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Venezuela Consumer Outlook: Crisis Likely To Continue Until 2020
Company Profile
Companhia Brasileira De Distribuição
Concha Y Toro
Grupo Bimbo
Heineken Brasil
Food & Drink Glossary
Food & Drink Methodology

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