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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore
Japan and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) enjoy a diverse and longstanding economic relationship. The ties between the two economies encompass trade and foreign direct investment in a range of…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Perry, Guillermo;Auvert, Diego
This paper discusses financial integration issues in the Pacific Alliance. The Alliance seeks to attain free circulation of goods, services, capital and workers among its members (presently Chile,…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Molina, Danielken;Heuser, Cecilia;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
This document contains the appendices to the study "Infrastructure and Export Performance in the Pacific Alliance". It includes: a) Theoretical Setup, b) Estimation Strategy, c) Transport…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Molina, Danielken;Heuser, Cecilia;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
Este documento recoge los apéndices del estudio "Infraestructura y desempeño de las exportaciones en la Alianza del Pacífico". Incluye: a) Marco teórico, b) Estrategia de estimación, c)…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Molina, Danielken;Heuser, Cecilia;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
The launch of negotiations over the Pacific Alliance (PA) in 2011 gave new life to regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). With more pragmatic, market-oriented expectations and…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Molina, Danielken;Heuser, Cecilia;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
El inicio de las negociaciones sobre la Alianza del Pacífico (AP) en 2011 dio nueva vida al proceso de integración regional de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Con expectativas más pragmáticas y…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Santa Gadea, Rosario
Trade and investment have been the main drivers of economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and in the member countries of the Pacific Alliance (Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
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…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
Los siguientes perfiles complementan el análisis presentado en el Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2014: Vientos adversos: Políticas para relanzar el comercio en la post-crisis. Los perfiles de país…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
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. Agreement Profiles…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
Los siguientes perfiles complementan el análisis presentado en el Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2014: Vientos adversos: Políticas para relanzar el comercio en la post-crisis. Los perfiles de…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo;Graziano, Alejandro;Schaur, Georg;Volpe Martincus, Christian
Time delays in international transactions impose trade costs. We examine transaction level Peruvian import data to show that firms are subject to significant costs of port-of-entry delays. At the…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Cadot, Olivier;Graziano, Alejandro;Harris, Jeremy;Volpe Martincus, Christian
This paper estimates empirically the effect of preference utilization on export growth at the level of the firm using a unique transaction-level dataset of Colombia's imports from Argentina,…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
How to build strong and sustainable economic relations between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Asia that go beyond commodities-for-manufacturing trade is a question of importance for policy…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Blyde, Juan S.;Volpe Martincus, Christian;Molina, Danielken
Driven by declining import tariffs, poor infrastructure and increasing specialization in transport-intensive goods, transport costs are arguably today's most formidable obstacles to trade in…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Blyde, Juan S.;Volpe Martincus, Christian;Molina, Danielken
Con la reducción de los aranceles de importación, la precaria infraestructura y la creciente especialización en bienes intensivos en logística, podría decirse que los costos de transporte son hoy el…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Blyde, Juan S.;Volpe Martincus, Christian;Molina, Danielken
Em um contexto de tarifas de importação em declínio, infraestrutura precária e especialização crescente em bens intensivos em transporte, os custos de transporte provavelmente são hoje o maior…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
A central feature of the annual Latin American Competition Forum (LACF), organised by the OECD and the IDB, is the peer review of a country's competition law and policy. In this voluntary…
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…