Last week, two refrigerators sent to the Uruguayan unemployment insurance to more than half its workforce of workers. The crisis that we saw on TV, took its first coletazos in the country. And Uruguay came into zone of turbulence .
In a globalized world, was little credible that Latin America would remain immune to a crisis that has the major powers of the world in suspense and their rulers to implement measures bailout.
This is what Anita Kon, professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, a Knowledge Wharton: “Emerging economies will be much affected by the U.S. crisis, like the rest of the world’s countries, because the financial system is very globalization and the crisis tends to spread throughout the system. ”
The Uruguayan market is small and dependent on the international market. And despite the fact that like the rest of the region atravesábamos by some economic prosperity, the brakes on demand and has direct impact on those engaged in the export sectors, such as meat.
In the case of the refrigerator of Florida, the company placed 70% of its shipments in Russia. A country that imports canceled due to the financial crisis. Carlos Carneiro, general supervisor, said that the authorities in the refrigerator expect the recovery of international markets and in the event of the personal resume.
What is being done about it?, Then that the U.S. adopt a package of measures, the G7 members designed a plan of action with which pledged to give “all necessary steps to unfreeze credit markets and currency and ensure that banks and other financial institutions have ample access to liquidity and funding. “
Despite these actions, in times of crisis is inevitable that companies resort to cutting staff. Loss of jobs to workers who do not escape from underdeveloped countries, nor of those who until recently were a model of development.
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