Trade and Integration Monitor 2014: Country Profiles

Oct 2014
These profiles complement the analysis presented in the Trade and Integration Monitor 2014: Facing Headwinds: Policies to Support a Trade Recovery in the Post-Crisis Era. The country profiles present an overview of international trade and trade policies of twenty-six IDB borrowing member countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The performance and structure of international trade are shown through export and import indicators, highlighting the principal trading partners and the degree of concentration of exports, both in terms of products and trading partners. Additionally, a sectorial breakdown and a technological content analysis of exports are presented. Regarding trade policies, the profiles show information for each country in the multilateral and regional scopes, summarizing the non-preferential tariffs, comparing the evolution of preferential vs. non-preferential trade flows, and the degree of liberalization under FTAs as of 2014.