SANTIAGO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - An inadequate tackling of the U.S. fiscal cliff, an acceleration of the euro zone debt crisis and volatility in commodity prices are potential risks for export-dependent Latin America, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday.
Macro prudential policies can help commodities-exporting countries, the IMF's managing director Christine Lagarde said during a talk with students at the Universidad de Chile in Santiago.
(Reporting by Anthony Esposito and Moises Avila; Editing by James Dalgleish) Keywords: CHILE IMF/LAGARDE
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