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Input-Output Tables as a Tool for Trade and Industrial Policy in Latin America and Relations with Asia-Pacific

11 September 2019|Event

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Sebastián Castresana

ECLAC, through its International Trade and Integration Division and in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic, is organizing the International Seminar "Input-Output Tables as a Tool for Trade and Industrial Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean and Relations with Asia Pacific,” and the roundtable “Dynamics of the Intra and Inter Regional Value Chains and Integration in Latin America and Asia.” These activities are taking place under the projects "Input-Output Tables for Industrial Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean” and “Development of Value Chains for Deeper Integration between Latin America and Asia Pacific.” The meetings will take place in the city of Santo Domingo between September 11 and 13.

During the Seminar, ECLAC will present the Input-Output Table for Latin America and the Caribbean for a group of 18 countries. Likewise, the results of various studies that have been developed from the table will be presented in order to identify value chains in Latin America, as well as trade links between the region and Asia-Pacific.

See the attached agenda.

11 Sep 2019

  • Attendee Registration

    08:45 to 09:00
  • Opening

    09:00 to 09:30
    • José Durán Lima, Chief of the Regional Integration Unit, International Trade and Integration Division, ECLAC, Santiago
  • Block 1: Presentation of the Results of the Input-Output Tables (IOT) Project for Trade and Industrial Policy in Latin America

    09:30 to 10:30
    • José Durán Lima, ECLAC Santiago
      Presentation of main results of the IOT Project: 2011 Regional Matrix and preliminary developments for Global FEALAC IOT, 2011 and 2014
      Sebastián Castresana, CEPAL Santiago / Daniel Cracau, consultor CEPAL Santiago
      Presentation of Dashboard of Indicators for trade and production created on the basis of 2011 Latin American IOT
  • Block 2: Input Output Tables for analyzing trade policy in Asia Pacific

    10:45 to 11:30
    • John Arvin Cunanan Bernabe, Asian Development Bank
      Presentation of indicators utilizing Input Output Table for Asia Pacific and its ties with public policy
  • Block 3: Value chains among countries in the Andean Community of Nations (CAN): Implications for intra- and inter-regional integration with Asia Pacific

    11:30 to 13:00
    • The case of Colombia, Jaime Vallecilla, CRECE
      Input-Output Tables as a tool for Trade and Industrial Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean and its relationship with Asia Pacific.
      The case of Bolivia, Beatríz Muriel, INESAD Bolivia
      Value chains between countries of CAN, implications for the integration with Asia Pacific. The case of Bolivia
      The case of Ecuador, Pedro Eloseguí, Central Bank of Argentina
      Input-Output Tables as a tool for Trade and Industrial Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean and its relationship with Asia Pacific: Ecuador IOTs 2014/15
      The case of Peru, Agustín Velásquez, JRC, European Commission
      Input-Output Table: The Case of Peru
  • Panel Discussions with Representatives of Andean countries. Strengthening value chains as a tool for public policies

    14:00 to 14:45
    • Jovana Palacios, DANE Representative
      Input-Output Table
      Andrea Cáceres: Ministry of Production Foreign Trade Investments and Fisheries
      Input-Output Table
      Ysabel Cristina Galván Palomino, Representative of INEI of Peru
      Norka María Cristina Tapia Villarreal, Representative INE Bolivia
  • Block 4: Value chains between South American Common Market (MERCOSUR) countries and Chile: Implications for intra- and inter-regional integration with Asia Pacific

    14:45 to 16:15

    Value chains between Chile, MERCOSUR countries, and Asia Pacific: An input-output focus

    • Anahi Amar, ECLAC Buenos Aires; Matias Torchinsky, ECLAC Buenos Aires, Consultant
      Value Chains between Chile MERCOSUR countries and Asia Pacific. An input-output approach. The cases of Argentina and Brazil.
      Álvaro Lalanne, ECLAC Consultant
      Value Chains between Chile MERCOSUR countries and Asia Pacific. An input-output approach. The case of Uruguay.
      Adrián Gutiérrez, Universidad de San Martín
      Value Chains between Chile MERCOSUR countries and Asia Pacific. An input-output approach. The case of Paraguay.
      Alexis Bolivar, JRC, Comisión Europea
      Value Chains between Chile MERCOSUR countries and Asia Pacific. An input-output approach. The case of Venezuela.
      Nicolas Garrido, Universidad Diego Portales
      Value Chains between Chile MERCOSUR countries and Asia Pacific. An input-output approach. The case of Chile.
  • Panel Discussion: Strengthening value chains as a public policy tool

    16:30 to 17:00

12 Sep 2019

  • Block 5: Value Chains between Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean: Implications for intra- and extra-regional trade with Asia Pacific

    09:00 to 11:00

    Value Chains between Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and Asia Pacific:  An input output focus.

    • Rodolfo Mincer/Roberto Orozco, ECLAC Mexico
      The dynamic potential of exports in Central America and the Dominican Republic: empirical evidence based on the analysis of input-output tables
      Gissela Gutierrez, INEGI
      Participation of Mexico in the GVC
      Diego Agüero, Representative of the Central Bank of Costa Rica
  • Panel discussion with Central American and Caribbean country representatives. Strengthening value chains as a tool for public policies

    11:25 to 12:00
    • Karla Enamorado, Central Bank of Honduras
      Carlos Figueroa, Central Bank of Guatemala
      Alí Samoya Mena, Central Bank of Nicaragua
      Representatives from Panama, INEC
      William Sánchez Vásquez, Central Bank of El Salvador
  • Block 7: Final Remarks

    16:30 to 17:45
    • Diego Caicedo, Vice Minister of Foreign Trade, Ecuador
      Input-Output Tables and Public Policies, a perspective from policymakers
      José Durán Lima, Chief of the Regional Integration Unit, International Trade and Integration Division, ECLAC, Santiago
  • Block 6: Additional Analysis of Public Policies on the basis of IOT and Social Accounting Matrices

    16:30
    • Analyzing Public Policies using General Equilibrium Models and its ties to Sustainable Development
    • Martín Cicowiez / Sebastian Castresana
      The SIEGPAAL model and evaluation of public policies
      Luis Aquino
      Application of the IOT for Economic and Prospective Analysis: The Case of El Salvador
      Norihiko Yamano
      CO2 Emission embedded in final demand and trade utilizing the OECD Input Output Table
      José Durán / Cristobal Budnevich
      Applications of the IOT and sustainable development. The case of CO2 content in final demand and trade in Latin America and the Caribbean.
      Marcelo Dolabella / Mario Saeteros
      Labor content in Latin American exports. Estimates on the basis of the 2011 Regional IOT.

13 Sep 2019

  • Round Table Discussion: “Dynamics of the Intra and Inter Regional Value Chains and Integration in Latin America and Asia”

    08:45 to 09:00
  • Block 1: Presentation of Case Studies

    09:00 to 10:15

    Latin American Study: Identification of sectors in the value chain, main productive and trade linkages between Latin American and Asia Pacific countries. Results of the ECLAC study. 

    • José Durán Lima, ECLAC
      Intra-regional and inter-regional value chains, Latin America and the Caribbean and Asia Pacific
      Alvaro Lalanne, ECLAC
      Value-added circulation and vertical integration in Latin America and its relationship with Asia Pacific
  • Asia Pacific Study

    10:15 to 11:30

    Asia Pacific Study: Identification of sectors in the value chain, main productive and trade linkages between Asia-Pacific and Latin American countries. Results of the ESCAP study.  

    • John Arvin Cunanan Bernabe, Asian Development Bank
      Value Chain Dynamics and Intra- and Inter-Regional Integration in Latin America and Asia
      Witada Anukoonwattaka, ESCAP
      Asia-LAC integration through GVCs: Preliminary results based on MRIO data of Asia-Brazil and Mexico
  • Block 2: Discussion about intra- and inter-regional value chains in light of Regional Integration Organizations

    11:45 to 13:00

    Discussion based on regional studies and lessons learned in case studies presented in previous sessions

  • Block 3: Final Comments and Closing

    13:00 to 13:30
    • Comments by the Honorable Mr. Hugo Fco. Rivera Fernández, Vice Minister of Foreign Relations for Economic Affairs and International Cooperation
      Closing Remarks. José Durán, Chief of the Regional Integration Unit, International Trade and Integration Unit, ECLAC