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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.

Presentation

Latin American macroeconomic outlook

11:05
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

11:00
Session Three (all times BRT)

Friday, 6 August, 2021

  • A detailed analysis of the Latin American containerboard markets