IT Management Slideshow: IT Offshoring: 12 Things You Don't Know About Latin America

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 06-17-2011

Argentina

70.6% of respondents rate personal safety in Argentina as "high" or "very high."

Argentina

Argentina

More than a third (37.8%) of respondents "disagree" or "strongly disagree" that the national government in Argentina is actively involved in creating a safe business and investment climate.

Argentina

Brazil

84% of respondents rank political stability and democracy in Brazil as either "high" or "very high."

Brazil

Brazil

Only 42.9% of respondents agree that the national government in Brazil is actively involved in creating a safe business and investment climate.

Brazil

Chile

80% of respondents rank civil unrest or violence as a "low" to "very low" concern in Chile; 74% rate street crime and petty theft worries as "low" to "very low."

Chile

Chile

73% of respondents rank the level of political stability in Chile as "high." Chile's outsourcing operations are largely concentrated in the cities of Santiago and Valparaiso.

Chile

Colombia

74.2% of respondents rank personal safety in Colombia as "high" or "very high" in spite of continued threats from the nation's revolutionary guerilla organization FARC.

Colombia

Colombia

94.3% of respondents rank government stability and democracy as "high" or "very high."

Colombia

Costa Rica

56% of respondents rank civil unrest and violence as "low" or "very low" concerns for them in this nation.

Costa Rica

Cost Rica

39.8% of respondents rank petty theft and street crime as a "high" or "very high" concern, while another 40% rank these issues as being of "medium" concern.

Cost Rica

Mexico

77% of respondents who have primary operations in Mexico rank civil unrest and violence in this country as a "medium" to "very high" concern; 62.5% of respondents with secondary operations in this nation agree.

Mexico

Mexico

Even though drug war violence in Mexico is concentrated in the North, these events have biased outsourcing buyers against the country as a whole, according to the Nearshore Americas report.

Mexico