Dec 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia
Esta nota presenta las estimaciones de los flujos comerciales internacionales de América Latina y el Caribe para el año 2020. Las cifras fueron elaboradas por el Sector de Integración y Comercio (INT…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia
This report provides estimates of Latin America and the Caribbeans international trade flows for 2020. It was prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) at the Inter-American Development Bank…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Campos, Rosario; Michalczewsky, Kathia
The Trade and Integration Monitor 2020 analyzes how trade has contracted during the COVID-19 pandemic and focuses on the reforms needed to enable the region to take part in the trade and investment…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Campos, Rosario; Michalczewsky, Kathia
El Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2020 identifica los factores que determinaron la evolución reciente de los flujos comerciales de América Latina y el Caribe, examina los riesgos presentes en la…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Brichetti, Juan Pablo; Blackman, Allen; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
Effectively fighting the pandemic requires thorough understanding of the gaps in public policies that governments must address. To this end, Bank experts have recently drafted two documents aimed at…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Brichetti, Juan Pablo; Blackman, Allen; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
Combatir efectivamente la pandemia requiere entender cabalmente las disyuntivas de políticas públicas que los gobiernos enfrentan. En consecuencia, el BID ha elaborado documentos dirigidos a…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Lage de Sousa, Filipe; Merchán, Federico
This paper uses the sudden surge in Chinese competition faced by Brazil's manufacturers in the 2000s to revisit the findings from the literature on how productivity, innovation, and employment…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Salas Santa, Catalina; Volpe Martincus, Christian
International trade is subject to information incompleteness. Firms must therefore engage in a costly search process to find business partners. Online platforms can reduce these search costs and…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Salamanca Malagón, Carlos; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Lack of information is an important trade barrier. Online platforms connecting firms can reduce this barrier and thereby affect firms exports. We examine whether this is the case by focusing on…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
The COVID-19 pandemic threatens global food supply chains in many ways. As workers are prevented to access fields and processing facilities, containment measures drive supply shocks, particularly in…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
La pandemia del coronavirus amenaza las cadenas globales de valor de alimentos a través de varios canales. Las medidas de contención generan shocks de oferta, particularmente en los sectores…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Fundación Valenciaport
The Smart Port Manual is a tool designed to help port authorities and terminal operators monitor and evaluate the process of transforming ports into smart ports. The manuals content is based on…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Fundación Valenciaport
El Manual de Puertos Inteligentes es una herramienta creada para facilitar la monitorización y evaluacióndel proceso de transformación de los emplazamientos portuarios en puertos inteligentes por…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia
This report presents estimates of Latin American and Caribbean international trade flows in 2019 and an update through the first quarter of 2020. It was prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia
Esta nota presenta las estimaciones de los flujos comerciales internacionales de América Latina y el Caribe para el año 2019 y una actualización hasta el primer trimestre de 2020, elaboradas por el…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Etchegaray, Juan Pablo; Arias Urones, Ana
La Inversión Extranjera Directa (IED) es un pilar fundamental de la política de desarrollo económico ya que tiene un impacto directo e indirecto en diversas áreas de la economía y productividad local…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Sierra Galindo, María Elena; Domínguez Rodríguez, Gloria María
This study, financed by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is based on a survey of the APEC in which 16 out of the 21 economies participated. It aims…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo; Marra de Artiñano, Ignacio; Gómez Decker, Federica
Los resultados de las evaluaciones de impacto realizadas indican que las asistencias brindadas por URUGUAY XXI han contribuido de manera significativa a aumentar y diversificar las exportaciones de…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Digital technologies are changing the way people, businesses, and governments interact, but what is their impact on international trade? Although some of the effects of digital technologies on trade…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Marra de Artiñano, Ignacio; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Multinational production has become increasingly important in recent decades. Countries resort to different industrial policies to influence the geography of this production. In this paper, we focus…