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International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2017: Recovery in an uncertain context

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  • NU. CEPAL. División de Comercio Internacional e Integración
UN symbol.: LC/PUB.2017/22-P ISBN: 9789211219692 165 p. Editorial: ECLAC December 2017


This first edition of International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean, which is the continuation of Latin America and the Caribbean in the World Economy with a new title, covers 2017 and contains three chapters. The first chapter describes the current international context and the recovery of trade in the region. Chapter II reviews the region’s performance in global trade in services in general and in modern services in particular, since 2005. Chapter III provides an overview of Latin America and the Caribbean’s share of the world agricultural trade since 2000 and offers some policy recommendations for increasing the sector’s contribution to regional development.

Table of contents

Foreword .-- Summary .-- Chapter I: Regional trade picks up in an uncertain global context .-- Chapter II: The region’s weak performance in modern services trade .-- Chapter III: Latin America and the Caribbean: the challenges of global agricultural trade .-- Tables.