Activity Highlights in Trade and Integration
The Americas Business Dialogue’s recommendations on trade facilitation were presented In the framework of the VII meeting of the Inter-American Network of International Single Windows (Red VUCE) in Brasilia, Brazil,. These recommendations are included in ABD’s report “From Dialogue to Action: Policy Recommendations and Public-Private Partnership Proposals”. Red VUCE is the regional forum for dialogue and collaboration composed of the agencies that administer electronic single windows in the region.
May 22, 2015.
Around 300 small and medium-sized business owners and entrepreneurs in Colombia participated in an event that introduced ConnectAmericas.com, the first social network for businesses in the Americas.
May 12, 2015.
On April 15th the official portal Smart Talent was launched, an initiative of the Global Services Program Uruguay XXI , with financing from the IDB.
May 1, 2015.
The meetings were conducted within the framework of the XVIII Regional Conference of Directors General of Customs of the Americas and the Caribbean, and the XXXVI Meeting of National Directors of Customs of Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
Apr 30, 2015.
The IDB presented in Mexico the report “Synchronized Factories: Latin America and the Caribbean in the Era of Global Value Chains”, which highlights measures to attract more foreign investment and increase international competitiveness.
Apr 29, 2015.
The Initiative received 69 proposals from groups of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to collectively address challenges or seize new opportunities for development, requesting US$65.5 million in financing.
Apr 28, 2015.