Dec 2012
Author(s): Zotz, Ann-Kathrin
This paper focuses on carbon-intensive export industries in Latin America and the Caribbean in order to analyze how climate change mitigation policies in the developed countries of the Organization…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Harris, Jeremy;Shearer, Matthew
After posting double digit gains in 2010-2011, Latin America's export growth declined to just 1.5% in 2012 for a total value of slightly more than $1 trillion, according to figures just released…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Harris, Jeremy;Shearer, Matthew
Después de registrar tasas de dos dígitos entre 2010 y 2011, el crecimiento de las exportaciones latinoamericanas declinó notoriamente, alcanzando apenas un 1,5% en 2012, situándose en un nivel…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Dussel Peters, Enrique
Initial research on "translatinas" show that while these Latin American firms have invested primarily in their home region, a growing number have begun to invest more heavily in the rest of…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Las aduanas son las primeras y únicas puertas de entrada a un país. Sus funciones engendran por si mismas un monopolio de poder, ya que tienen la autoridad absoluta para permitir o no la entrada de…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Li, Kun
Despite the growing political priority given to making trade work for the majority in Latin America, a notable gap exists in the knowledge about the distributive impacts of trade integration. This…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Cafaggi, Fabrizio;Joppert Swensson, Luana F.;Macedo Junior, Ronaldo Porto;Silva, Tiago Andreotti e;Gross, Clarissa Piterman;Almeida, Lucila Gabriel de;Ribeiro, Thiago Alves
The aim of the paper, based on empirical research in Brazil, is to investigate how supply chains have evolved over time, what factors have driven this evolution and also how a specific set of…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Brown-Grossman, Flor;Domínguez-Villalobos, Lilia
This study is an effort to identify the process by which firms venture into GVCs and the obstacles faced by firms once they have been immersed in it. We have focused on two particular GVCs: the…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Calderón, Jean Carlo;Monge, Francisco;Chan, Karen;Umaña, Carlos;Gamboa Soto, Francisco
En este documento se analiza la contribución de los márgenes extensivo e intensivo de las exportaciones de bienes de Costa Rica en el crecimiento de las mismas entre los bienios 1997-1998 y 2010-2011…
Nov 2012
Author(s): González, Andrea;Hallak, Juan Carlos;Schott, Peter K.;Soria Genta, Tatiana
This paper describes experiences of international insertion of Argentine producers of manufactured goods not oriented to the mass market. Based on these experiences, we develop a typology of…
Nov 2012
Author(s): González, Andrea;Hallak, Juan Carlos;Schott, Peter K.;Soria Genta, Tatiana
El trabajo describe experiencias de inserción internacional de firmas argentinas productoras de bienes manufacturados no orientados al mercado masivo. A partir de estas experiencias, se desarrolla…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto;Crespi, Gustavo;Volpe Martincus, Christian
Firms get assistance from different public and private entities and these alternative assistances can affect export outcomes. Ignoring other interventions implies leaving unaddressed relevant policy…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Jacquet, Bruno;Simmoneaux, Mathilde
La agricultura haitiana, en su mayoría familiar y de subsistencia, enfrenta en la actualidad diversos retos para mejorar sus niveles de productividad y el acesso a factores de producción. En 2011 se…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni;Kahn, Theodore
Trade between Latin America and China has grown at an annual average rate of 25 percent since 2000, driven primarily by strong complementarity between the two economies. While commodities-for-…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni;Kahn, Theodore
El comercio entre América Latina y China ha crecido a una tasa promedio anual del 25 por ciento desde el año 2000, impulsado principalmente por la fuerte complementariedad entre las dos economías. Si…
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…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Arozamena, Leandro;Weinschelbaum, Federico
This study examines the use of incentive mechanisms for employees in export and investment promotion agencies intended to improve their performance. It briefly describes these organizations and…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Tovar García, Carlos
Desde la creación de Adecoagro en el 2002, el crecimiento de la empresa en Argentina se basó en la implementación de un modelo de producción sustentable, trabajando principalmente en tierras propias…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Shin, Seonggyun;Almeida, Juliana
Este documento proporciona una guía práctica para interesados en exportación a los países de Corea del Sur, Japón y Singapur. Describe los requisitos para exportar a cada país, la estructura y…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Rodríguez Bu, Lorena;Eguino, Huáscar;Yitani, José;Bezerra, Maria do Carmo
O Observatório Metodológico PROCIDADES foi desenvolvido sob a responsabilidade do Setor de Conhecimento e Aprendizagem (KNL) e da Divisão de Gestão Fiscal e Municipal (FMM) da Representação no Brasil…