Time Latin America saw a strong reduction of its circulation, due in large part to the region's economic crisis. Total circulation fell by 49.7% to 60,700. Subscription sales fell by 52.6% to 51,000, while single copy sales fell by 25.6% to 9,700. Overall, Time's US, Asian and Latin American editions stood practically un-changed at 4,489,900.
According to figures released by the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC), Newsweek International's Latin American Edition had a circulation of 86,900 during the first half of 2002, practically unchanged since last year. Subscriptions declined by 0.7% to 77,800 during the first half of 2002. Single copy sales went up by 6.5% to 9,000. Total Newsweek subscriptions (US, Asia, Atlantic, and Latin America) rose by 0.6% to 3,607,400.