Dec 2011
Author(s): Gari, Gabriel
This paper discusses the suitability of using free zones as a mechanism for the promotion of the offshore industry in MERCOSUR countries, both from a legal and a broader policy perspective. From a…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Atuesta, Laura; Sekkel, Julia
This approach paper presents the framework for the evaluation of IDB's regional operations between 2000 and 2011. The objective of the evaluation is to assess the IDB's role in identifying…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Atuesta, Laura; Sekkel, Julia
Este documento presenta el marco para la evaluación de las operaciones regionales del BID entre 2000 y 2011. El objetivo de la evaluación es determinar la función del BID en lo que se refiere a…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
China's meteoric emergence in the last decade and its profound impact on the economic performance of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has eclipsed the importance of the region's other…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
China's meteoric emergence in the last decade and its profound impact on the economic performance of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has eclipsed the importance of the region's other…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Kohon, Jorge
Esta nota técnica aborda el tema de los ferrocarriles de América Latina y el Caribe en sus tres modelos de negocio (Transporte de cargas, de pasajeros urbanos y suburbanos -trenes de cercanías-, y de…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Bocalandro, Laura; Villa, Rafael
This technical note presents a blueprint for a Monitoring and Evaluation System for the Regional Public Goods Program. The blueprint took into consideration the improvements and continued…
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…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Luff, David
Trade agreements imply preferential trade treatment among the parties. As such, they must in principle meet the conditions of Articles XXIV of GATT and V of GATS. This means that an agreement must…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Robert, Maryse
This paper draws on the experience of Mexico in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and on the experiences of four Latin American countries in the implementation of their services and…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
La última década ha estado marcada por numerosas manifestaciones por parte de líderes brasileños y colombianos, en cuanto a la importancia y urgencia de la integración regional de los dos países…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Gayá, Romina; Michalczewsky, Kathia
La presente nota técnica examina el salto exportador del MERCOSUR entre 2003 y 2008. Más allá del boom de las materias primas presenta un detallado análisis cuantitativo de la evolución de las ventas…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
A ultima década tem sido marcada por crescentes manifestações por parte de lideres do Brasil e da Colômbia sobre a importância e urgência da integração dos dois países sul-americanos. O ex-presidente…
Jul 2011
Author(s): Feijóo, Erick; Cassar, Leslie; Luna, Jessica; Rebolledo, Andrés; Cornejo, Rafael; Lucenti, Krista; Corcuera-Santamaría, Sandra; Márquez Fariña, Manuel; Beitler, Ady; Eguíluz Zamora, Alejandra
The Integration and Trade Sector coordinated Bank efforts in LAC to respond to the joint WTO-OECD call for case stories in preparation for the Third Global Review of Aid-for-Trade. The IDB's…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Informe MERCOSUR N° 15 (julio de 2009 - junio de 2010) reseña y analiza los principales aspectos del proceso de integración del bloque, tanto en lo relacionado a la agenda interna como a la…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Samet, Andrew
This document is divided into two components. First, it provides a comparison of the obligations contained under these four agreements and presents the evolution in the language and commitments in…