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Q1 2007: Puerto Rico Out of Balance

A review of Q1 of 2007

Although the economy remains in recession, its current wobbly condition has hindered some sectors but presented opportunities for other sectors. Yet, the lack of growth continues to hamper the island and the risk that it will spill over to all sectors, threatens equilibrium. Six economic indices, ranging from the overall performance of the economy, banking, manufacturing, construction, consumption, and a leading economic index point to an economy that struggles to stabilize during the 1st Quarter of 2007.