Tag Archives: Imports

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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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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