Dec 2015
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Harris, Jeremy; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Iannuzzi, Patricia
This report presents estimates of Latin American international trade flows in 2015 and an update through the first quarter of 2016. Prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Harris, Jeremy; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Iannuzzi, Patricia
Esta nota presenta las estimaciones de los flujos comerciales internacionales de America Latina y el Caribe para el año 2015 y una actualización hasta el primer trimestre de 2016, elaboradas por el…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Cadot, Olivier; Graziano, Alejandro; Harris, Jeremy; Volpe Martincus, Christian
This paper estimates empirically the effect of preference utilization on export growth at the level of the firm using a unique transaction-level dataset of Colombia's imports from Argentina,…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Harris, Jeremy; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Ramos, Barbara
During the last decade the patterns of global growth have shifted, with the developing South expanding at a faster pace than the developed North. For countries in Latin American and the Caribbean (…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Harris, Jeremy; Ramos, Barbara
During the last decade the patterns of global growth have shifted, with the developing South expanding at a faster pace than the developed North. For countries in Latin American and the Caribbean (…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Harris, Jeremy; Shearer, Matthew; Lopez-Monti, Rafael
This document inaugurates a series of annual reports that will periodically monitor the state of the region's integration in the global economy. These reports will build on an extensive body of…
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 2009
Author(s): Suominen, Kati; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Harris, Jeremy
This paper maps out Rules of Origin (RoO) in regional trade agreements (RTAs) around the world, and observes that the restrictiveness and complexity of RoO are driven by factors specific to each RTA…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Suominen, Kati; Harris, Jeremy; Shearer, Matthew
This book assesses the impact and design of optimal strategies to implement existing agreements. It deals with issues such as removing the remaining barriers to trade, improving the institutional,…
Nov 2008
Author(s): Harris, Jeremy
The paper presents some cautionary arguments with respect to the relationship between rules of origin and development, and proposes an alternative mechanism, extended cumulation, by which the…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Suominen, Kati; Harris, Jeremy; López Córdova, José Ernesto
Rules of origin are a crucial market access instrument in the rapidly proliferating network of preferential trade agreements (PTAs) around the world. In this volume, Estevadeordal and Suominen reveal…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Shearer, Matthew; Cornejo, Rafael; Harris, Jeremy; Winter, Lucas; Covarrubias, María de la Paz
Datos preliminares del BID sobre comercio exterior en el 2004 indican que las exportaciones latinoamericanas alcanzarán la tasa de crecimiento más alta de las últimas dos décadas al superar los US$…