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The experts who took part in the Node i+i event discussed the potential for job creation in the formal sector and how this might impact inequality.
Node i+i brought together experts, government officials, and figures from civil society to share “social elevator pitches”: fundamental contributions towards narrowing the inequality gap in the Americas.
South American countries have been carrying out major efforts at shared border spaces, recognizing that cross-border integration is an effective instrument for promoting development and overcoming structural asymmetries and problems of social cohesion .
The process for the accession of Costa Rica to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, which already counts Mexico and Chile among its members, has been set in motion.
El Salvador and Honduras seek to seal an FTA with Taiwan; Panama has concluded negotiations with Israel.
The COMIECO adopted a regional trade facilitation strategy and Panama ratified the WTO agreement on the subject.
MERCOSUR’s smaller members agreed to the creation of a system of payments in local currency similar to that already agreed upon bilaterally by Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil.
Brazil and Paraguay signed a series of agreements to boost bilateral cooperation.
With the support of the IDB, the Pacific Alliance is strengthening its innovative ecosystems.
The chambers of commerce of Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Ecuador have signed an agreement with the aim of strengthening trade relations.
The loan would be for US$7.5 billion and would be used to finance integration infrastructure.
Innovations in the world of finance include everything from ultra-fast credit analysis to time- and money-saving mobile applications. Specialists shared their perspectives at the INTAL-Lab.
The Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) of the Caribbean held a new meeting at which it discussed important issues for the integration of the subregion.
Connections between devices will change the way in which we trade, while bringing about significant savings in planning and logistics costs. What risk does information leakage pose?
The United States and the EU are making headway on negotiations towards a transatlantic agreement to liberalize trade and investment flows.
The G-20 decided upon actions relating to the fight against terrorism and the refugee crisis.
Variations in export commodity prices have an impact on social conflicts. What the transfer mechanisms are. An analysis for the case of Colombia.
MERCOSUR Report No. 20 analyzes the macroeconomic outlook and member countries’ trade and investment flows, as well as the main points on the bloc’s internal and external agenda.
The contents of the TPP have been made public, after being negotiated and signed in absolute secrecy. The agreement includes commitments that go beyond those included in previous agreements between member countries.
Women improve productivity, adapt better to changes, and make up a more stable workforce.
Fact sheets provide a detailed map of integration and regional trade through interactive displays and brief conceptual explanations of the different topics.
Technological change at the global level is transforming labor markets throughout the world. Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is no exception, and this was the subject of much debate at INTAL50.
Volumes of cargo and passenger air transportation have increased steadily in South America in the last few years. In the framework of COSIPLAN, and with financing from the IDB, a study was undertaken on air connectivity between the countries of the Guianese Shield Hub and the rest of South America.
The two largest economies in Latin America took part in the first round of negotiations to extend Economic Complementarity Agreement (ECA) No. 53.
The new president of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, will prioritize the country's relations with its main trading partner.
This report analyzes the difficulties experienced by Argentina’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) when it comes to access to credit.
The slowdown in the level of activities and the fall in extraregional exports are affecting trade outside the MERCOSUR.
Interviews with government officials, academics, and leading world experts on major trade-related topics and the future of regional integration. In this INTAL Connection, Carl Frey (Oxford University) and Sergei Soares (IPEA, Brazilian Institute for Applied Economic Research) discuss the future of the labor market and the implications this has for the region.
In the presence of the Chinese ambassador to Argentina, the government officials responsible for the Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) between China and Peru, Chile, and Costa Rica gave their accounts of the negotiation process.
The COSIPLAN GIS covers the entire continent of South America and is a tool to help guide the territorial planning of physical integration projects. It consolidates official georeferenced information and enables geographical analysis at different scales and the generation of thematic maps.
A new tool developed by ECLAC and IPEA.
This article is a brief summary of the current state of affairs in the field of trade policy (progress on regional negotiations and trade agreements) for the period between October 26 and November 26, 2015.
Negotiators from the region met in Santo Domingo to take part in a program to keep them up to date on new multilateral trade rules.