As trade policymakers gather in Geneva for the Aid for Trade Global Review 2017, it is an opportune moment to consider the inter-related aspects of the Global Review’s theme: “Promoting Trade, Inclusiveness, and Connectivity for Sustainable Development”. Trade can be an engine for economic growth and development as it provides economic actors with improved opportunities to … [Read more...] about Connecting the Trade Dots in Latin America and the Caribbean
Catalina is a consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank with ConnectAmericas.com, a social business network for small to medium sized businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean, where she helps with email marketing and social media campaigns. She graduated from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella with a bachelor's degree in international relations in Buenos Aires, Argentina, before joining the IDB in 2016.
The rapid growth of the internet and other information and communication technologies (ICTs) is changing the way we do business, consume, produce and interact with one another. ICTs are reducing traditional trade barriers like distance and time, allowing businesses and consumers around the globe to connect and trade. This has led to the rapid growth of digital trade, or … [Read more...] about How can we make digital trade more inclusive?
[Photo: Silvina Moschini, CEO at SheWorks!] At first sight, Coronda seems to be an Argentine rural town like any other. However, from its squares and strawberry plantations, a woman innovates in the service industry. Maricruz Tabbia with his personal computer is revolutionizing the labor market, recruiting professionals from Russia to the United States. Maricruz is the Chief … [Read more...] about Outsourcing: An Opportunity for Women’s Empowerment?
[gdlr_notification icon="icon-flag" type="color-background" background="#FF8C00" color="#ffffff"]Free webinar on Essential Tips for Doing Business in India by ConnectAmericas, on April 6, will explore best practices to enter the Indian market and offer useful guidelines to navigate the export process. Register here![/gdlr_notification] India is the second most populous country … [Read more...] about India: The next big opportunity for Latin American and Caribbean trade
We’ve all heard about health benefits of “super foods” such as quinoa, chia, and amaranth, but how many of us know the stories behind the companies that make it possible for us to buy these products? Find out more about a surprising company that managed to cross borders with the help of ConnectAmericas, the online platform run by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to … [Read more...] about From the Andes to the World: How a Peruvian Company Conquered Global Value Chains