A new technical paper analyzes methodologies for the trade registration regimes of Central America and the Dominican Republic.
From December 15 to 20, 2015, the Mercosur Summit was held in Asunción, as part of Paraguay’s pro-tempore presidency of the bloc.
The historic summit in Kenya also led to the relaunch of the WTO as the guiding body for world trade.
Costa Rica has decided to leave the political body of the bloc over its differences with the other members in relation to the Cuban migrant crisis.
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Fact sheets provide a detailed map of integration and regional trade through interactive displays and brief conceptual explanations of the different topics.
The value of merchandise exports from Latin America and the Caribbean will contract by 14% in 2015, according to estimates in the latest IDB report.
The achievements of the multilateral trading system, such as international standards and the dispute settlement system, contrast with the difficulty of making headway on the Doha Development Agenda.
The complexities of the growing economic and political relations between China and Latin America and the Caribbean: trade, loans, investments.
Trade liberalization has a limited impact on informal employment in Brazil, while the effect of labor law reforms is significant.
Interviews with government officials, academics, and leading world experts on major trade-related topics and the future of regional integration. In this edition, ideas on the link between LAC and China.
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The WTO Ministerial Conference in Kenya made progress on tariff elimination for 201 high-tech goods.
As of January 1, 2016, bilateral trade in automotive industry products will be duty free, replacing the tariff-rate quota scheme.
The two countries signed various agreements on regulatory convergence and patents and made progress on other areas of joint work.
The WTO ruled that a Colombian tariff on textile and footwear imports from Panama is not compatible with the GATT.
The free trade agreement (FTA) between Chile and Thailand will favor trade flows and, eventually, investment between the two countries.
The presidents of the Pacific Alliance countries and the leaders of the Asia–Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) met in the Philippines.
Central America has an active trade negotiation agenda, in the framework of which the second round of discussions for an FTA with Korea took place.
By unifying customs facilities at the main border crossing between Guatemala and Honduras, the two countries began the process of creating the first customs union in Latin America.
Guyana is the fifth country in Latin America and the Caribbean and the fifty-third member of the WTO to ratify the agreement to expedite trade in goods.
On Brazil’s initiative, a series of meetings took place in connection with bilateral agreements between the MERCOSUR and the countries of the Pacific Alliance (PA).
At Node i+i, trade and and integration experts addressed the issue of social inclusion and how greater regional integration can contribute to achieving greater equality.
The physical integration of infrastructure works will enhance key areas such as the transportation of people and goods, and provision and access to energy and communications in the region.
Negotiators from Chile, Peru, and Costa Rica, the three countries from LAC that have Free Trade Agreements with China, shared their experiences. The challenges and opportunities of bilateral negotiation.
The decline in the prices of primary goods and the slowdown in the Chinese economy will have an impact on the region. How to face the challenge of diversifying exports to Asia.
The seminar on the future of relations between Latin America and the Caribbean and China brought specialists and government officials together at the INTAL-Lab. The Chinese Ambassador to Argentina announced his country’s intention to facilitate trade with the region.
During the COP21 summit in Paris, representatives from 195 countries agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change. Possible implications for trade.