The 2000-2001 edition of Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy is divided into three sections.
The first section (chapters I,II and III) examines the international situation and international trade activity in Latin America and the Caribbean. It describes the main trends in the international economy and their impact on the economies of the region and looks at the international trade activity of the different countries in 2000 and the first half of 2001. Chapter III discusses some of the structural links of Latin America and the Caribbean with the world economy.
The second section (chapters IV and V) analyses trends in regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2000-2001 and presents some proposals in connection with macroeconomic policy coordination in the various subregional schemes.
The third and final section (chapters VI and VII) looks at some of the barriers that hinder entry into the United States for exports from the region and the negotiating process which led up to the agreement reached at the Conference in Doha, Qatar, on the agenda for the new round of multilateral trade negotiations of the World Trade Organization (WTO).