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International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Reviews international and regional developments from a trade perspective, describing the principal global economic trends and structural changes in international trade, the main areas of trade growth and the changes these drive in the region (previously known as Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy).

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International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2019: Adverse global conditions leave the region lagging further behind

International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2019: Adverse global conditions leave the region lagging further behind

The global trade performance in 2019 was the worst since the international financial crisis. This edition of International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean analyses that performance, as well as the mounting trade tensions and their repercussions for the region’s own trade. The heavy slowdown in global trade is the result of the build-up of trade barriers since 2018, as well as longer-standing factors, including weaker global demand, increasing import substitution in some economies, the smaller share of Chinese production going for export, the shrinking of global value chains and the emergence of new technologies that impact the...

NU. CEPAL. División de Comercio Internacional e Integración October 2019
9789211220278
LC/PUB.2019/20-P
190 p.