Jul 2017
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon
Guyana is a country with abundant mineral wealth. Extractive industries, along with agriculture, drive the economy. Mining poses several inherent challenges due to its negative impact on the…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Uyarra, Elvira; Moñux, Diego; Li, Yanchao; Esteban, Adrián; Rigby, John; Ospina, María José; Edler, Jakob
Public procurement accounts for a significant proportion of overall demand for goods and services. Thus, it could be a useful tool for fostering innovation and economic growth. While interest in the…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Zuñiga, Juan Luis; Staples, Brian Rankin
Este estudio abordará los desafíos y dificultades asociadas con la implementación y administración de las disposiciones sobre acceso a mercados, con especial énfasis en aquellas relacionadas con…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Harris, Jeremy; Staples, Brian Rankin
Presents information about several mechanisms by which the barriers imposed by rules of origin may be reduced through effective trade facilitation efforts. Also
discussed are the functional…
Nov 2008
Author(s): Vega, Henry
Using a case study approach of Ecuador's supply chain, complemented by an empirical analysis of microdata on exports from major fresh flower exporting countries to the United States, this study…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Vega, Henry
Exporting fresh flowers is one of very few successful efforts by producers in low-income countries to compete in international markets of high-value agricultural goods. While this success results…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Vega, Henry
Using a case study approach of Ecuador's supply chain this presentation discusses exports dynamics from major fresh flower exporting countries. The document covers air transportation's…
Dec 2001
Author(s): Aubert, Cécile; Laffont, Jean-Jacques; Serra, Pablo; Bondorevsky, Diego; Petrecolla, Diego; García, Alfredo; Beato, Paulina; Wood, David; Tomiak, Richard; Millán, Jaime; Fuente, Carmen; Cisnal de Ugarte, Salomé; Fernández-Ordóñez, Miguel A.
During the last decade, Latin American countries have brought about important reforms in infrastructure services based both on private sector participation for enhancing internal efficiency and…