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Latin America and the Caribbean in the world economy, 1999-2000

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Latin America and the Caribbean in the world economy, 1999-2000
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Latin America and the Caribbean in the world economy, 1999-2000
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Latin America and the Caribbean in the world economy, 1999-2000
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-274)
Contents
  • Index
  • Abstract.
  • p. 11
  • Summary.
  • p. 13
  • 1.
  • expansion of the global economy in 1999-2000: cyclical and structural factors.
  • p. 13
  • 2.
  • Latin America and the Caribbean: commerce, trade policy and market access.
  • p. 16
  • 3.
  • Regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • p. 22
  • 4.
  • Selected trade and trade policy issues: multilateral trade agreements.
  • p. 26
  • Part 1.
  • International Economy
  • Chapter I.
  • world economy in 1999-2000: growth and structural change.
  • p. 33
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 33
  • B.
  • international economy's performance in 1999-2000.
  • p. 34
  • C.
  • Structural change.
  • p. 40
  • Chapter II.
  • International trade: current situation and recent growth trends.
  • p. 43
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 43
  • B.
  • World Trade in 1998-1999.
  • p. 44
  • C.
  • Structural changes in world trade.
  • p. 53
  • 1.
  • Changes in composition by country, region and product.
  • p. 53
  • 2.
  • Market globalization.
  • p. 58
  • Part 2.
  • Trade, Trade Policy and Market Access in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Chapter III.
  • Foreign trade in Latin America and the Caribbean: performance and structure.
  • p. 69
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 69
  • B.
  • Trade in goods and services: 1998-1999.
  • p. 72
  • 1.
  • Merchandise trade.
  • p. 72
  • 2.
  • Trade in services.
  • p. 79
  • 3.
  • Current account balance.
  • p. 79
  • C.
  • Long-term trends: the 1990s.
  • p. 82
  • 1.
  • role of foreign trade in the economy.
  • p. 82
  • 2.
  • pattern of mechanidse trade growth: volumes and values.
  • p. 85
  • 3.
  • Composition of goods and services exports, by product and market.
  • p. 87
  • 4.
  • growing presence of transnational corporations in the region.
  • p. 98
  • Chapter IV.
  • Trade policy in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean: recent development.
  • p. 105
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 105
  • B.
  • Examination of trade policies in Latin America and the Caribbean: methodological aspects.
  • p. 107
  • C.
  • tariff structure of the Latin American and Caribbean countries.
  • p. 108
  • 1.
  • MERCOSUR countries.
  • p. 113
  • 2.
  • Andean Community countries.
  • p. 113
  • 3.
  • Chile and Mexico.
  • p. 116
  • 4.
  • Central American Common Market (CACM) countries.
  • p. 118
  • 5.
  • Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries.
  • p. 119
  • D.
  • Price controls and contingent protection measures.
  • p. 121
  • 1.
  • MERCOSUR countries.
  • p. 121
  • 2.
  • Andean Community countries.
  • p. 125
  • 3.
  • Chile and Mexico.
  • p. 127
  • 4.
  • Central American Common Market (CACM) countries.
  • p. 129
  • 5.
  • Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries.
  • p. 132
  • Annex.
  • Methodological note.
  • p. 133
  • A.
  • Tariffs and related measures.
  • p. 133
  • B.
  • Price controls.
  • p. 134
  • C.
  • Quantitative controls.
  • p. 135
  • Chapter V.
  • Barriers applied by the United States to trade with Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • p. 137
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 137
  • B.
  • Import policies.
  • p. 140
  • 1.
  • Tariffs.
  • p. 140
  • 2.
  • Trade remedies.
  • p. 140
  • 3.
  • Voluntary export restraint (VER) agreements.
  • p. 147
  • 4.
  • Safeguards.
  • p. 147
  • 5.
  • sugar tariff-rate quota.
  • p. 148
  • C.
  • Export defence measures.
  • p. 148
  • D.
  • Standards and regulations.
  • p. 152
  • 1.
  • Sanitary and phytosanitary regulations.
  • p. 152
  • 2.
  • Marketing orders.
  • p. 154
  • 3.
  • Marine mammal protection act.
  • p. 154
  • E.
  • Export subsidies.
  • p. 156
  • 1.
  • Export enhancement program.
  • p. 156
  • 2.
  • Dairy Export Incentive Program.
  • p. 157
  • 3.
  • Export credit guarantee programmes.
  • p. 157
  • 4.
  • Supplier credit guarantee program.
  • p. 158
  • 5.
  • Facility guarantee program.
  • p. 158
  • 6.
  • Market Access Program.
  • p. 159
  • 7.
  • Foreign Market Development Program.
  • p. 159
  • 8.
  • Emerging Markets Program.
  • p. 159
  • 9.
  • Farm Service Agency Loans.
  • p. 160
  • Part 3.
  • Regional Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Chapter VI.
  • Regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean: recent trends.
  • p. 163
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 163
  • B.
  • status of regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • p. 166
  • 1.
  • impact of the financial crisis on intraregional trade.
  • p. 166
  • 2.
  • main subregional integration schemes.
  • p. 173
  • C.
  • Intraregional economic relations in the 1990s.
  • p. 182
  • Chapter VII.
  • Open regionalism: a review of the concept in the light of experiences in Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region.
  • p. 191
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 191
  • B.
  • Regionalism, regionalization and regional integration.
  • p. 192
  • 1.
  • Asia and the Pacific: economic integration without regionalism.
  • p. 192
  • 2.
  • Latin America: regionalism and market access.
  • p. 197
  • C.
  • Open questions.
  • p. 199
  • Part 4.
  • Selected Trade and Trade Policy Issues Multilateral Negotiations
  • Chapter VIII.
  • Persistent asymmetries in the multilateral trade system.
  • p. 205
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 205
  • B.
  • Imbalances between rights and obligations in the World Trade Oganization (WTO).
  • p. 208
  • C.
  • development dimension in the multilateral trading system.
  • p. 217
  • D.
  • development dimension in the new negotiations.
  • p. 222
  • Chapter IX.
  • Market access and tariff policy in the industrialized countries.
  • p. 225
  • A.
  • Market access.
  • p. 226
  • B.
  • Tariff structure in the industrialized countries.
  • p. 228
  • 1.
  • United States.
  • p. 229
  • 2.
  • European Union.
  • p. 233
  • 3.
  • Japan.
  • p. 233
  • C.
  • Protection for agricultural products.
  • p. 235
  • 1.
  • United States.
  • p. 236
  • 2.
  • European Union.
  • p. 238
  • 3.
  • Japan.
  • p. 238
  • Chapter X.
  • commitments of Latin America and the Caribbean under the general agreement on trade in services.
  • p. 241
  • A.
  • general agreement on trade in services: the complexity of its variables and interrelations.
  • p. 242
  • B.
  • Review of the commitments made by the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • p. 245
  • 1.
  • Specific commitments.
  • p. 245
  • 2.
  • Horizontal commitments.
  • p. 250
  • 3.
  • Exemptions from most-favoured-nation (MFN) treatment.
  • p. 254
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 261
  • Statistical Appendix.
  • p. 275
  • Introduction and explanatory notes.
  • p. 277
  • Boxes, Tables and Figures
  • Box II.1.
  • Trading activity of United States transnational corporations.
  • p. 61
  • Box II.2.
  • Transnational corporations and commodity price asymmetries.
  • p. 62
  • Box III.1.
  • impact of higher oil prices in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • p. 71
  • Box III.2.
  • Exports of maquila firms in Mexico.
  • p. 103
  • Box IV.1.
  • Trade disputes with Latin American countries at the World Trade Organization (WTO).
  • p. 106
  • Box IV.2.
  • Trade policy instruments applied to the agriculture sector by Chile.
  • p. 126
  • Box VI.1.
  • Meeting of the presidents of South America. Brasilia, 31 August-1 September 2000.
  • p. 164
  • Box VI.2.
  • Recent progress in the FTAA negotiation process.
  • p. 165
  • Box VI.3.
  • Automotive trade in Mercosur and the Andean Community.
  • p. 175
  • Box VI.4.
  • Andean price band system.
  • p. 178
  • Box VIII.1.
  • Third Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization.
  • p. 207
  • Box VIII.2.
  • dispute settlement mechanism and market access.
  • p. 210
  • Table 1.
  • Latin America and the Caribbean (selected countries): exports and imports, 2000.
  • p. 18
  • Table I.1.
  • Different international organizations' economic growth estimates for 2000.
  • p. 34
  • Table I.2.
  • United States: main macroeconomic indicators, 1998-2000.
  • p. 37
  • Table I.3.
  • Different international organizations' economic growth projections and estimates for 1999.
  • p. 38
  • Table II.1.
  • World exports, by region and major economies (January-September, 1998-2000).
  • p. 44
Control code
ocm49061401
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
333 p.
Isbn
9789211212617
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Latin America and the Caribbean in the world economy, 1999-2000
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-274)
Contents
  • Index
  • Abstract.
  • p. 11
  • Summary.
  • p. 13
  • 1.
  • expansion of the global economy in 1999-2000: cyclical and structural factors.
  • p. 13
  • 2.
  • Latin America and the Caribbean: commerce, trade policy and market access.
  • p. 16
  • 3.
  • Regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • p. 22
  • 4.
  • Selected trade and trade policy issues: multilateral trade agreements.
  • p. 26
  • Part 1.
  • International Economy
  • Chapter I.
  • world economy in 1999-2000: growth and structural change.
  • p. 33
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 33
  • B.
  • international economy's performance in 1999-2000.
  • p. 34
  • C.
  • Structural change.
  • p. 40
  • Chapter II.
  • International trade: current situation and recent growth trends.
  • p. 43
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 43
  • B.
  • World Trade in 1998-1999.
  • p. 44
  • C.
  • Structural changes in world trade.
  • p. 53
  • 1.
  • Changes in composition by country, region and product.
  • p. 53
  • 2.
  • Market globalization.
  • p. 58
  • Part 2.
  • Trade, Trade Policy and Market Access in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Chapter III.
  • Foreign trade in Latin America and the Caribbean: performance and structure.
  • p. 69
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 69
  • B.
  • Trade in goods and services: 1998-1999.
  • p. 72
  • 1.
  • Merchandise trade.
  • p. 72
  • 2.
  • Trade in services.
  • p. 79
  • 3.
  • Current account balance.
  • p. 79
  • C.
  • Long-term trends: the 1990s.
  • p. 82
  • 1.
  • role of foreign trade in the economy.
  • p. 82
  • 2.
  • pattern of mechanidse trade growth: volumes and values.
  • p. 85
  • 3.
  • Composition of goods and services exports, by product and market.
  • p. 87
  • 4.
  • growing presence of transnational corporations in the region.
  • p. 98
  • Chapter IV.
  • Trade policy in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean: recent development.
  • p. 105
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 105
  • B.
  • Examination of trade policies in Latin America and the Caribbean: methodological aspects.
  • p. 107
  • C.
  • tariff structure of the Latin American and Caribbean countries.
  • p. 108
  • 1.
  • MERCOSUR countries.
  • p. 113
  • 2.
  • Andean Community countries.
  • p. 113
  • 3.
  • Chile and Mexico.
  • p. 116
  • 4.
  • Central American Common Market (CACM) countries.
  • p. 118
  • 5.
  • Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries.
  • p. 119
  • D.
  • Price controls and contingent protection measures.
  • p. 121
  • 1.
  • MERCOSUR countries.
  • p. 121
  • 2.
  • Andean Community countries.
  • p. 125
  • 3.
  • Chile and Mexico.
  • p. 127
  • 4.
  • Central American Common Market (CACM) countries.
  • p. 129
  • 5.
  • Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries.
  • p. 132
  • Annex.
  • Methodological note.
  • p. 133
  • A.
  • Tariffs and related measures.
  • p. 133
  • B.
  • Price controls.
  • p. 134
  • C.
  • Quantitative controls.
  • p. 135
  • Chapter V.
  • Barriers applied by the United States to trade with Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • p. 137
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 137
  • B.
  • Import policies.
  • p. 140
  • 1.
  • Tariffs.
  • p. 140
  • 2.
  • Trade remedies.
  • p. 140
  • 3.
  • Voluntary export restraint (VER) agreements.
  • p. 147
  • 4.
  • Safeguards.
  • p. 147
  • 5.
  • sugar tariff-rate quota.
  • p. 148
  • C.
  • Export defence measures.
  • p. 148
  • D.
  • Standards and regulations.
  • p. 152
  • 1.
  • Sanitary and phytosanitary regulations.
  • p. 152
  • 2.
  • Marketing orders.
  • p. 154
  • 3.
  • Marine mammal protection act.
  • p. 154
  • E.
  • Export subsidies.
  • p. 156
  • 1.
  • Export enhancement program.
  • p. 156
  • 2.
  • Dairy Export Incentive Program.
  • p. 157
  • 3.
  • Export credit guarantee programmes.
  • p. 157
  • 4.
  • Supplier credit guarantee program.
  • p. 158
  • 5.
  • Facility guarantee program.
  • p. 158
  • 6.
  • Market Access Program.
  • p. 159
  • 7.
  • Foreign Market Development Program.
  • p. 159
  • 8.
  • Emerging Markets Program.
  • p. 159
  • 9.
  • Farm Service Agency Loans.
  • p. 160
  • Part 3.
  • Regional Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Chapter VI.
  • Regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean: recent trends.
  • p. 163
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 163
  • B.
  • status of regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • p. 166
  • 1.
  • impact of the financial crisis on intraregional trade.
  • p. 166
  • 2.
  • main subregional integration schemes.
  • p. 173
  • C.
  • Intraregional economic relations in the 1990s.
  • p. 182
  • Chapter VII.
  • Open regionalism: a review of the concept in the light of experiences in Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region.
  • p. 191
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 191
  • B.
  • Regionalism, regionalization and regional integration.
  • p. 192
  • 1.
  • Asia and the Pacific: economic integration without regionalism.
  • p. 192
  • 2.
  • Latin America: regionalism and market access.
  • p. 197
  • C.
  • Open questions.
  • p. 199
  • Part 4.
  • Selected Trade and Trade Policy Issues Multilateral Negotiations
  • Chapter VIII.
  • Persistent asymmetries in the multilateral trade system.
  • p. 205
  • A.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 205
  • B.
  • Imbalances between rights and obligations in the World Trade Oganization (WTO).
  • p. 208
  • C.
  • development dimension in the multilateral trading system.
  • p. 217
  • D.
  • development dimension in the new negotiations.
  • p. 222
  • Chapter IX.
  • Market access and tariff policy in the industrialized countries.
  • p. 225
  • A.
  • Market access.
  • p. 226
  • B.
  • Tariff structure in the industrialized countries.
  • p. 228
  • 1.
  • United States.
  • p. 229
  • 2.
  • European Union.
  • p. 233
  • 3.
  • Japan.
  • p. 233
  • C.
  • Protection for agricultural products.
  • p. 235
  • 1.
  • United States.
  • p. 236
  • 2.
  • European Union.
  • p. 238
  • 3.
  • Japan.
  • p. 238
  • Chapter X.
  • commitments of Latin America and the Caribbean under the general agreement on trade in services.
  • p. 241
  • A.
  • general agreement on trade in services: the complexity of its variables and interrelations.
  • p. 242
  • B.
  • Review of the commitments made by the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • p. 245
  • 1.
  • Specific commitments.
  • p. 245
  • 2.
  • Horizontal commitments.
  • p. 250
  • 3.
  • Exemptions from most-favoured-nation (MFN) treatment.
  • p. 254
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 261
  • Statistical Appendix.
  • p. 275
  • Introduction and explanatory notes.
  • p. 277
  • Boxes, Tables and Figures
  • Box II.1.
  • Trading activity of United States transnational corporations.
  • p. 61
  • Box II.2.
  • Transnational corporations and commodity price asymmetries.
  • p. 62
  • Box III.1.
  • impact of higher oil prices in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • p. 71
  • Box III.2.
  • Exports of maquila firms in Mexico.
  • p. 103
  • Box IV.1.
  • Trade disputes with Latin American countries at the World Trade Organization (WTO).
  • p. 106
  • Box IV.2.
  • Trade policy instruments applied to the agriculture sector by Chile.
  • p. 126
  • Box VI.1.
  • Meeting of the presidents of South America. Brasilia, 31 August-1 September 2000.
  • p. 164
  • Box VI.2.
  • Recent progress in the FTAA negotiation process.
  • p. 165
  • Box VI.3.
  • Automotive trade in Mercosur and the Andean Community.
  • p. 175
  • Box VI.4.
  • Andean price band system.
  • p. 178
  • Box VIII.1.
  • Third Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization.
  • p. 207
  • Box VIII.2.
  • dispute settlement mechanism and market access.
  • p. 210
  • Table 1.
  • Latin America and the Caribbean (selected countries): exports and imports, 2000.
  • p. 18
  • Table I.1.
  • Different international organizations' economic growth estimates for 2000.
  • p. 34
  • Table I.2.
  • United States: main macroeconomic indicators, 1998-2000.
  • p. 37
  • Table I.3.
  • Different international organizations' economic growth projections and estimates for 1999.
  • p. 38
  • Table II.1.
  • World exports, by region and major economies (January-September, 1998-2000).
  • p. 44
Control code
ocm49061401
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
333 p.
Isbn
9789211212617
Other physical details
ill.

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