Overview of regional trade negotiations and agreements
Government officials from the region attended the presentation of the alliance between INTAL and Latinobarómetro, which will allow citizens’ opinions on regional integration to be continually monitored.
This study from the E15 Initiative explores the relationship between geography, institutions, trade, and finance and their particular impact on economic development.
How much do you know about regional integration and trade? Find all the answers here at INTrivia.
Fact sheets provide a detailed map of integration and regional trade through interactive displays and brief conceptual explanations of the different topics covered.
The 2015 Trade and Integration Monitor analyzes different aspects of the downturn in global trade and its effects on the region.
This report presents estimates of Latin American and Caribbean international trade flows in 2015 prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with its Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL).
New COSIPLAN-IIRSA publications available on the web.
A recent study carried out by the NBER discusses how greater integration into global value chains may become a strong incentive for reducing tariff protection.
Interviews with government officials, academics, and leading world experts on major trade-related topics and the future of regional integration, and educational videos to help you learn more about the issues. In this edition of INTAL Connection, Marta Lagos and Marita Carballo talk about the alliance between INTAL-Latinobarómetro and the importance of measuring citizens’ perceptions. We also continue to share Node i+i talks.
Improvements in competitiveness could lead to stronger and more profitable firms.
The 12th round of trade negotiations between the US and the EU took place in Brussels.
This agreement will expand the market for organic products to the benefit of smaller farmers.
The first round of negotiations to seek a Strategic Economic Cooperation Agreement (SECA) between Ecuador and Korea concluded on January 28, 2016.
The two countries are negotiating mechanisms to broaden cooperation and trade relations.
Senior agriculture officials agreed to increase bilateral exports of goods and services.
Chilean government officials and EFTA representatives analyzed alternatives for modernizing existing treaties.
On February 4, 2016, Panama raised its complaint against the tariff measures imposed by Colombia before a World Trade Organization (WTO) arbitration panel in Geneva.
The European Union seeks to expand its commercial influence in Latin America on the basis of greater penetration into the Mexican market.
On February 4, 2016, during an official ceremony held in Auckland, New Zealand, TPP member countries signed the new agreement.
During a high-level bilateral meeting, government officials from the two countries discussed alternatives to enhance trade.
The 34th FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean was held in Mexico City.
The governors of the Inter-American Development Bank will hold their annual meeting in Nassau, the Bahamas, from April 7 to 10, 2016.
The strengthening of regional integration was analyzed by experts brought together by the two institutions.
The physical integration of South America is a vital issue for the peoples of the region and a priority in government agendas. COSIPLAN is constantly working on revising and updating projects, improving information quality, and disseminating project results and benefits.
Almost 20,000 citizens from 17 countries in the region responded to a survey on how they believe integration affects their daily lives. Greater access to technology was the most frequent answer.
From the role of expectations in economic cycles to computational linguistics and how investors’ moods change with the ups and downs of the financial market, people’s beliefs play a key role in economics. The need to measure and monitor what citizens think.