Extreme poverty however increased to the highest level since 2008, while inequality has fallen notably since 2000, says ECLAC in a press release.
Record annual oil and gas production up 31%
With a license in hands, Araguaia's construction is expected to last 31 months, followed by a six-month ramp-up, giving Horizonte the possibility to churn out in Brazil more nickel than Anglo American and Vale.
Lawmakers, meanwhile, will hold a meeting to learn about hydrocarbon project shortfalls.
During his hearing for nomination to the central bank board, Jonathan Heath said the current crackdown on fuel thieves could have a negative impact on economic growth and inflation if shortages are not resolved in the short term.