According to security authorities, one of the reasons behind the growth is the increase in online sales, which has led to more freight deliveries.
Both initiatives involve use of commonly employed technology - SMS messages and Facebook - to encourage workers to save regularly for retirement.
Moody's Investors Service cited benefits from lower corporate tax rates, but also the adverse effects of an income tax on interest earnings.
Spanish insurer Mapfre also said the low penetration of insurance in Brazil presents opportunities for industry players.
Representatives of Barbados, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Malaysia, Panama and Tunisia signed what the OECD called a "major step forward in international tax-cooperation".
Chilena Consolidada-Zurich Chile invested US$26mn in the logistics sector.
A report from Fundación Mapfre suggests the global recovery should help bolster premium growth this year in Latin America, even though major elections need to be watched.