Sep 2006
Author(s): Jessen, Anneke;Shearer, Matthew;Vignoles, Christopher
This paper provides an overview of Suriname's trade sector and, based on an assessment of the sector's performance, presents policy recommendations, so that becomes a useful tool for…
Jul 2006
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana;Poon, Auliana;Thomas, Desmond;Vignoles, Christopher;Thomas, Clive Y.;Downes, Andrew S.;Jessen, Anneke
The material within these pages shows that Barbados, a Caribbean country with just over a quarter of a million people, embodies many of the classic vulnerabilities of an island with a small open…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Artana, Daniel;Thomas, Wendell;Rojas-Suárez, Liliana;Navajas, Fernando;Bour, Juan Luis;Vignoles, Christopher;Brown, Dennis;Jaramillo, Fidel;Omar, Deryck;Balgobin, Rolph;Jessen, Anneke;Elías, Carlos;St. Catherine, Edwin;Rodríguez, Camila;Henry, Ralph;Rajack-Talley, Ann;Cortázar, René;Rabkin, David;Fairbanks, Michael;Escobari, Marcela
The topics covered in the chapters of the report were presented and discussed in a conference organized by the IDB in Port of Spain on July 13th, 2004. After more than a decade of economic growth and…
May 2006
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Estevadeordal, Antoni;Giordano, Paolo;Jessen, Anneke;Luna, Jessica;Suominen, Kati
This document summarizes the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) experience as one of the main sources of multilateral development financing in Latin America and the Caribbean. From 2000 to 2005,…
May 2006
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;Estevadeordal, Antoni;Giordano, Paolo;Jessen, Anneke;Luna, Jessica;Suominen, Kati
Este documento discute la experiencia del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) como la principal fuente de financiamiento multilateral para el desarrollo en América Latina y el Caribe. Entre 2000…
Aug 2005
Author(s): Jessen, Anneke;Vignoles, Christopher
Economic growth in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has been slow in the last two decades, averaging just 1.8 percent a year, compared to annual growth of 3.5 percent in the world economy and 4.3…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Vignoles, Christopher;Jessen, Anneke
Jamaica is a small, open island economy with one of the highest trade/GDP ratios in the Western Hemisphere. Because trade plays such a dominant role in the Jamaican economy, it also substantially…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Vignoles, Christopher;Jessen, Anneke
Barbados is a small, open island economy with one of the highest trade/GDP ratios in the Western Hemisphere. Because trade plays such a dominant role in the Barbadian economy, it also substantially…
May 2004
Author(s): Crawley, Andrew;Vignoles, Christopher;Jessen, Anneke;Vodusek, Ziga;Ferrero, Lucas;Brenner, Yann;Covarrubias, María de la Paz
El propósito de este documento es presentar un análisis de la evolución de las relaciones económicas entre la UE y América Latina y el Caribe en el decenio iniciado a mediados de los años noventa.…
Mar 2004
Author(s): Vignoles, Christopher;Jessen, Anneke
Trade can be a powerful engine of growth. In today¿s global economy, where investment moves quickly across borders and continents, and trade barriers are rapidly coming down, a competitive exporter…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Cornejo, Rafael;Jessen, Anneke;Shearer, Matthew;López Córdova, José Ernesto;Covarrubias, María de la Paz
La presente nota periódica se ocupa de diversos temas. En la primera sección de esta nota periódica se presentan estimaciones preliminares de las exportaciones registradas en el Hemisferio Occidental…
Aug 2001
Author(s): Jessen, Anneke;Katona, Andrew
This paper discusses Suriname's efforts in regional integration initiatives, starting in the 1990s. In the first section, the authors identify some concrete initiatives undertaken by Suriname to…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Jessen, Anneke;Monteagudo, Josefina;Covarrubias, María de la Paz;Granados, Jaime;Katona, Andrew;López Córdova, José Ernesto;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Miller, Eric T.;Quevedo, Fernando;Rodríguez, Ennio;Sobral de Elía, Mariana;Clavijo, Augusto;Cornejo, Rafael;Dávila, Antonio;Lalchan, Rajindra;Shearer, Matthew
Esta nota periódica examina tendencias claves de la integración y el comercio en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), concentrándose en los acontecimientos más recientes en estas áreas. Se presenta una…