Tag Archives: Exports

OECD-WTO: Statistics on Trade in Value Added

New analysis from the OECD and WTO breaks with conventional measurement of trade flows to reflect the way businesses increasingly disperse production chains across several countries. By looking at imports and exports in value-added terms, a fuller picture can be built up of international trade and commercial relations between nations. The joint OECD – WTO …
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Brazilian Exports

The World Bank has just published the report titled, “Brazilian Exports: Climbing down a competitiveness cliff.” The study examines in detail Brazil’s export performance over the past 15 years, focusing not only on growth and composition, but also on different performance dimensions, including diversification, sophistication, and firm dynamics. The analysis uses international comparisons to better …
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Creative Economy Report 2010

The UNCTAD and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have just launched the report “Creative Economy Report 2010”. The study reviews the market situation for all creative industries and summarizes recent developments in all regions of the world. It examines the economic, cultural, social, technological, and environmental trends that have prevailed over the past two …
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The Economic Crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has released a new study titled “International Trade in Latin America and the Caribbean 2009: Crisis and Recovery.” The report estimates that the value of total exports for the region fell by 24 percent in 2009 – though the drop slowed over the …
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