The COVID-19 crisis is challenging governments to step up their efforts to digitize public management. International trade is no exception. This is an opportunity to make a qualitative leap towards the modernization of foreign trade procedures through technologies such as blockchain. The need for … [Read more...] about Tracing products back to their origin: facilitating regional trade through blockchain
International trade is of critical importance for economic and social development worldwide. A major cost of global trade is the regulatory requirement of submitting large volumes of information to governmental authorities to comply with import, export, and transit-related documents and certificates. Trade Single Windows are flagship initiatives that reduce these … [Read more...] about Making trade more efficient with blockchain
We are now more connected than ever. Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and other apps are part of our daily lives. They allow us to share experiences, move closer to each other, and keep us informed. Nonetheless, there is also a connection that is not from a virtual world but it is instead from a physical reality. This is the connectivity that brings countries together through … [Read more...] about Could connectivity become an engine of development in South America?