Small differences in the time and cost to trade can determine whether or not a country participates in global value chains. In this respect, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation…

Inés Zabalbeita Múgica, Marilyne Youbi, Cécile Ferro |

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Erin Scronce |

Le ralentissement économique en Amérique latine et aux Caraïbes met les travailleurs à rude épreuve et comprime les salaires, privant d’emploi un certain nombre d’actifs. C’est ce qui ressort d’un…

Donna Barne |

世界银行发布的新报告称,拉美和加勒比地区经济放缓给就业和工资收入构成了压力,迫使一些人退出劳动力队伍。该报告是在与其标题同名的“就业、工资收入与拉美经济放缓”在网上直播的研讨会期间发布的。本次研讨会是在即将于秘鲁召开的世界银行和国际货币基金组织年会开幕之前举办的。 世界银行拉美和加勒比地区首席经济学家Augusto de la Torre说:“很多女性在经济形势良好之时加入了劳动力队伍。…

多纳•巴恩 |

La desaceleración económica en América Latina y el Caribe está ejerciendo presión sobre los puestos de trabajo y el ingreso familiar, obligando a que algunas personas abandonen la fuerza laboral,…

Donna Barne |

The economic slowdown in Latin America and the Caribbean is putting pressure on workers and wages and forcing some people out of the labor force, according to a new report released during a live-…

Donna Barne |

If you follow trade negotiations, then you know there are few more contentious than those for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).  …

Miles McKenna, Ian Gillson |

Editor's Note: "Notes From the Field" is an occasional feature where we let World Bank professionals conducting interesting trade-related projects around the globe explain some of…

Miles McKenna |

Editor's Note: This blog draws on the forthcoming article “New Trade Regionalism in Asia: Looking Past the Sino-American Great Game, " written by Swarnim Wagle, to be published in the …

Swarnim Wagle, Miles McKenna |

In February, the United Nations named 2013 the Year of Quinoa and made the president of Bolivia and the first lady of Peru special ambassadors to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).…

Jose Daniel Reyes, Julia Oliver |