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Project Detail

Country

Costa Rica

Project Number

TC8311144

Approval Date

August 10, 1983

Project Status

Closed

Project Type

Technical Cooperation

Sector

TRADE

Subsector

TRADE

Lending Instrument

-

Lending Instrument Code

-

Modality

-

Facility Type

-

Environmental Classification

-

Total Cost

USD 20,000.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 0.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 20,000.00

Financial Information
Operation Number Lending Type Reporting Currency Reporting Date Signed Date Fund Financial Instrument
ATN/SF-2226-CR(21) Sovereign Guaranteed USD - United States Dollar Fund for Special Operations Nonreimbursable
Operation Number ATN/SF-2226-CR(21)
  • Lending Type: Sovereign Guaranteed
  • Reporting Currency: USD - United States Dollar
  • Reporting Date:
  • Signed Date:
  • Fund: Fund for Special Operations
  • Financial Instrument: Nonreimbursable
Publications
Published 2023
El impacto de la ventanilla única para el registro formal de empresas en República Dominicana
Las ventanillas únicas para el registro de empresas pueden reducir significativamente los costos y mejorar el acceso a información para los negocios que entran al sector formal. En este documento se analiza el impacto de un programa a nivel nacional que comprende la implementación de una ventanilla única y la reducción de las tarifas de registro. Además de analizar su impacto en el número de empresas que se formalizan, se explora la manera en que este reconfigura el mercado laboral para mujeres y hombres. El estudio se lleva a cabo en República Dominicana, un país caracterizado por la alta informalidad empresarial y laboral, donde en 2013 el gobierno lanzó la ventanilla digital única Formalízate. Para analizar su impacto se aprovechó el despliegue secuencial del programa en diferentes provincias del país. Los resultados muestran que la introducción del programa en una provincia está asociada con la entrada de un mayor número de microempresas al mercado formal. Cabe señalar que estas empresas se concentran en sectores donde la informalidad era alta antes del despliegue de Formalízate, sobre todo en los sectores de comercio y turismo. Además, los resultados muestran que la participación de las mujeres en la fuerza laboral se ve afectada por el programa, mientras que la participación de los hombres no. De hecho, se observa que la presencia de Formalízate aumentó la participación de las mujeres en el mercado laboral como emprendedoras autoempleadas.
Blogs
Published 2022
The Virtuous Path of Exports ‘Compatible’ with the Brazilian Amazon Forest
Many times, when we talk about the Amazon, we tend to see its importance as the home of nearly half of the tropical carbon stocks in the world. But a detailed view shows that there is underlying economic potential to catalyze forest conservation and restoration with sustainable social and economic development activities through forest-compatible export
Publications
Published 2023
Connexa: No. 20: Dezembro, 2023: síntese trimestral de informação e dados sobre integração e comércio
Esta edição do Connexa apresenta um resumo do desempenho do setor externo da América Latina e Caribe (ALC) ao longo de 2023, detalhando o comportamento de variáveis chave para as exportações de bens, como preços dos produtos básicos, demanda global, fretes e taxas de câmbio. Da mesma forma, o comportamento do investimento direto estrangeiro é analisado. No campo dos acordos comerciais, apresenta-se o progresso da região nas negociações intra e extra-regionais.
Publications
Published 2021
Innovation and Competitiveness in Mining Value Chains in Latin America
This paper provides an international overview of the mining global value chain (GVC) and its most recent transformations and trends, focusing on Argentina, Brazil, and Peru. The study uses international trade data and patent and scientific publications data. By using trade in value added, we first investigate the role of those countries in the international mining trade, and their specialization, participation, and position in the mining GVC for the period 2005-15. The analysis is carried out for both mining products and mining-related services, and also looks at the contribution of services to mining exports. Second, we analyze the evolution of innovative activity and the direction of technological change in the mining sector over the past 40 years by looking at patent applications, both internationally and with attention to the three target countries. We also provide an overview of, and some insights on, knowledge flow in the mining sector based on scientific production.
Blogs
Published 2023
Como aumentar as exportações de produtos compatíveis com a floresta
Quando falamos sobre a Amazônia, tendemos a ponderar sua importância apenas como lugar que abriga quase metade das reservas de carbono natural do mundo. No entanto, uma análise detalhada mostra que existe também um potencial econômico subjacente para catalisar a conservação e a restauração florestal, com atividades de desenvolvimento econômico e social sustentável, por meio
Blogs
Published 2023
Comercio para alimentar el mundo, una agenda estratégica para América Latina y el Caribe
América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) tiene una oportunidad única para atender el crecimiento esperado de la demanda agroalimentaria a nivel mundial.  La región representa el 14% de la producción mundial de alimentos y el 45% del comercio agroalimentario internacional neto[1]. Su importancia para sus propias economías es indiscutible: los sistemas agroalimentarios explican entre el
Publications
Published 2022
Investment Booms and Institutions: Evidence for the World and the Andean Region
This paper provides evidence of a positive effect of institutions and reforms in initiating investment booms. We constructed an unbalanced panel of 178 countries for the period 19502019 that considered institutions and reforms at different levels and dimensions. We analyzed the effects of these variables on 159 carefully estimated investment boom episodes, controlling for the standard determinants of investment and using a battery of estimation techniques and robustness checks. Overall, marketoriented and democratic institutions favor the advent of investment booms. Structural reforms present mixed effects and in some cases these are nonlinear. While trade and capital account reform have negative effects, domestic finance, product, and labor market reforms have the opposite. Beyond institutions and reforms, we find different effects regarding external, macro, and structural variables.
Blogs
Published 2022
Impulsar el comercio para aliviar las presiones provocadas por el conflicto entre Rusia y Ucrania
Cuando estalló la guerra entre Rusia y Ucrania a finales de febrero, los empresarios y los gobiernos de América Latina y el Caribe se preocuparon ante la posibilidad de que las interrupciones de la guerra causaran un daño significativo al comercio de la región. Pero lo que ahora parece claro es que, en lugar de
Blogs
Published 2023
How to Support Productive Internationalization in Latin America?
Latin American countries are known to experience difficulties in integrating into the international economy. Numerous studies bear witness to this while recommending various policies to promote the advancement of productive internationalization in the region. Despite their potential benefits, the recommended policies can only be implemented in the presence of certain state capacities, which differ depending
Publications
Published 2022
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Argentina's Exports: A Decomposition Exercise
Two databases are constructed on GHG emissions associated with Argentina's international trade between 2000 and 2017, emissions derived from the production of exported goods and those associated with the international transport of exports and imports. Food, beverages, and tobacco, and agriculture, hunting, and related activities, followed by manufactures of metal and chemical products, are the main sectors that explain GHG emissions linked to exports. Petroleum, gas, and mining became less significant. The same sectors explain most of the CO2 emissions linked to the international transportation of exports. For emissions linked to the transportation of imports used in the production of exports, the main contributing sectors are those relating to industrial manufacturing. A decomposition exercise reveals that for emissions linked to the production of exports, the scale effect contributed more significantly in 2000-2011 than in 2012-2017, although in both cases its effect was positive. The composition effect was much less significant. For the emissions associated with international transportation, the main drivers were the scale, sector, and partner effects. Changes in the sector structure of exports appear to have caused more emissions between 2000 to 2011, but the opposite was observed between 2011 and 2017. In the case of emissions from international transportation, changes in the sector structure increased pollution in the case of the transportation of exports, while the opposite was the case for the transportation of imports.
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