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Rafael Barisauskas

Economist, Latin America

Fastmarkets RISI

Rafael Barisauskas joined RISI in 2019 as the Latin America Economist, analyzing both the pulp, paper, and packaging regional markets. Rafael has a deep understanding of commodities' global trade, having worked with economic forecasts since 2013. Rafael has a strong academic and quantitative background, awarding merit scholarships through his BA in Economics in Brazil and the Best Student Award in his course.


Latin American macroeconomic outlook

Session One (all times BRT)

Wednesday, 4 August, 2021

  • Macroeconomic outlook with a focus on the region: the challenges for economic recovery
  • The impacts for Latin American economies of stronger activity in US and China
  • How The impacts for will the increasing social disparity affect the Latin American economic recovery?

Latin American packaging outlook

Session Three (all times BRT)

Friday, 6 August, 2021

  • A detailed analysis of the Latin American containerboard markets