Participatory processes are starting to be used during the early stages of project planning for integration infrastructure, so as to respond to sectoral, economic, social, and environmental issues.
Recent publications selected by our library that provide more information on the issues covered in this INTAL Connection.
The internet is changing consumption patterns, the outlook for firms, and economic prospects in the region.
How the accumulation of technological knowledge impacts the competitiveness of Latin America and the Caribbean.
IDB/INTAL’s Alejandra Radl and Ignacio Estévez presented a new information system on integration infrastructure in South America.
Those of us who work in the world of international trade know that we operate in a highly competitive market where the slightest gain in the time it takes to design, manufacture, or ship goods can be key to getting a buyer to choose our product.
The United Nations has issued a global “call for action” to halt the effects of pollution on the marine ecosystem and mitigate the effects of climate change.
The measure was implemented in 2015 to try to mitigate the impact of plummeting oil prices.
Peru continues to seek new Asian markets and is negotiating the possibility of exporting new products to China.
Some 20 years after the agreement entered into force, the two countries have reformulated parts of it and added two new sections, one of which focuses on gender.
The two countries have made progress on creating a group to promote small and medium-sized enterprises, particularly in less-developed regions.
The Argentine government has formally established a unit to fully implement this system, which will be led by the Secretariat of Commerce.
The joining of the two countries’ trade borders marks the creation of the first customs territory in the Americas.
The Caribbean Community celebrated 25 years of bilateral relations and the technical cooperation it receives from Argentina.
The two countries remain committed to forging closer, mutually beneficial ties.
The bloc is seeking to create attractive internal markets so as to achieve greater international competitiveness that will benefit all members.
The two blocs are seeking to consolidate trade through a preferential tariff system
A recent Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study that was presented at INTAL-LAB has made a significant contribution to our knowledge of trade facilitation. The event was attended by government authorities, specialist academics, and representatives from chambers of commerce.
A recent workshop focused on the skills that government officials and employees need to develop to keep up with technological change.
From São Paulo in Brazil to the Chilean ports of Antofagasta and Mejillones, a new interconnected road system is being planned that will cover more than 3,000 kilometers and cross four countries.
Work on the longest tunnel in Latin America is expected to be put out to tender in November 2018. This infrastructure project is one of the main ones currently being developed in South America and is part of the COSIPLAN Project Portfolio.
Demand is evolving very differently in the United States and the European Union. What impact is this having on the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean?
The UNASUR countries are continuing to work toward improving the physical integration of the region. At an annual exercise that was attended by authorities and technical teams from different relevant ministries, UNASUR members discussed progress on COSIPLAN priority projects and updated the project portfolio.
South American citizens can now access information on 581 regional infrastructure projects on the new COSIPLAN website.