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…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Molina, Danielken
In this paper, I use Colombian data from 1996-2013 to construct two datasets that are used to assess whether the China Shock has affected the future growth rates of productivity, employment level,…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Pierola, Martha Denisse;Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
This paper studies the impact of import competition from China on informality and wages in the Peruvian manufacturing sector in 20012010. Using data from the Peruvian Household Survey, we use a two-…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Morales, Fernando;Pierola, Martha Denisse;Volpe Martincus, Christian
The impact of tariff changes on aggregate bilateral trade flows operates through both the intensive and extensive margins of trade. However, there is a difference in the timing of this impact. After…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Paz, Lourenço S.
The vigorous growth of the Chinese economy together with its growing role in international trade has raised fears of deindustrialization among developing countries. This study draws on the large…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.;Fentanes, Oscar
We study the impact of import competition on Mexican firm outcomes between 2003 and 2013 by exploiting variation in import penetration across industries. Focusing on the increase in import…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.
A rise in import competition can put downward pressure on local prices, increasing consumer welfare, but these gains might be unequal across households depending on the basket of goods they consume.…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Estrazulas, Francisco;Bebczuk, Ricardo N.
Este informe presenta las tendencias del comercio y las inversiones entre los países del Golfo y de América Latina y el Caribe, identifica oportunidades de crecimiento y esboza algunas…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Estrazulas, Francisco;Bebczuk, Ricardo N.
The goal of this report is to discuss the current and prospective level of bilateral trade and investment flows between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Vodusek, Ziga
The goal of this report is to discuss the outlook for bilateral trade and investment flows between LAC and Korea, signal the most salient business opportunities at hand, and review progress and…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Vodusek, Ziga
El objetivo de este informe es evaluar las perspectivas para los flujos bilaterales de comercio e inversiones entre ALC y Corea, señalar las oportunidades de negocios más importantes y repasar los…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Michalczewsky, Kathia;De Angelis, Jesica
This report presents estimates of Latin American and Caribbean international trade flows in 2018 and an update through the first quarter of 2019. It was prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Michalczewsky, Kathia;De Angelis, Jesica
Esta nota presenta las estimaciones de los flujos comerciales internacionales de América Latina y el Caribe para el año 2018 y una actualización hasta el primer trimestre de 2019, elaboradas por el…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Jandhyala, Viswanath;Dutta, Akshay
The goal of this joint report published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Exim Bank is to discuss the outlook for bilateral trade and investment flows between LAC and India, signal the…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Jandhyala, Viswanath;Dutta, Akshay
El objetivo de este informe, publicado por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y el Banco de Exportaciones e Importaciones de la India (Exim Bank), es discutir las perspectivas para los…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Zhang, Yan
This paper uses customs transaction data covering all Chinese exporters and the World Bank's antidumping database to investigate how they responded to Latin-American and Caribbean (LAC)…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian
Real borders can be thick. They are not dimensionless lines as typically assumed in theoretical models and standard empirical analyses, but a zone populated by agencies that develop and administer…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian
Las fronteras reales pueden ser densas. No son líneas adimensionales tal como se asume generalmente en los modelos teóricos o en los análisis empíricos, sino regiones pobladas por múltiples agencias…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
The Trade and Integration Monitor 2016 analyzes the different aspects of a downshifting in world trade and its effects on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). This is the most recent edition of a…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
El Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2016 analiza distintos aspectos del cambio de marcha del comercio mundial y sus efectos para la región. Esta edición es la más reciente de una serie de informes…