Víctor Echevarría Icaza
Víctor Echevarría Icaza has been a senior economist at BBVA Research since 2018. Previously, he has worked as an economist in institutions such as the Bank of Spain. He has a degree in Economics from the Carlos III University of Madrid and a PhD in Economics from the Complutense University of Madrid.
The global economy would be threatened by the emergence of neo-protectionist measures in the First World countries.
After an agreement signed in 2001 with Hugo Chávez, Cuba began exporting professional services (mainly health personnel) to Venezuela, which bought 75% of these services.
Spain and Portugal are two of the countries that hardest hit by the economic crisis in Europe.
To understand the prospects for financial markets in 2019, we need to remember the uncertainty and volatility of 2018.
The sluggishness in Europe is more evident, given our high degree of external openness.