The main changes in world trade trends and the factors behind the fall in Latin American and Caribbean exports: an in-depth analysis in the new Trade and Integration Monitor.



The regional report was launched at an event hosted by the IDB and INCAE on October 16 in San José, Costa Rica.

The publication was presented by Paolo Giordano, Chief Economist for the IDB’s Integration and Trade Sector, after which there were questions from the audience and a round-table discussion involving Pedro Beirute Prada, General Manager of PROCOMER, Sandro Zolezzi, Research Director at CINDE, and Alberto Trejos, Professor at INCAE.

The change in world trade trends, the fall in exports from the region, and the need to increase export diversification efforts were the main issues tackled by the audience and the panel.