5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Synchronized Factories: Latin America and the Caribbean in the Era of Global Value Chains

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The Integration and Trade Sector’s flagship publication, “Synchronized Factories: Latin America and the Caribbean in the Era of Global Value Chains,” presents a comprehensive analysis of the region’s participation in global value chains and recommends policies that would improve Latin American and the Caribbean countries’ insertion in regional and global production networks.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars are holding a policy luncheon on October 27 from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. to present “Synchronized Factories: Latin America and the Caribbean in the Era of Global Value Chains,” the most recent study by the IDB Integration and Trade Sector’s series of flagship publications on trade costs in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Speakers: 

Antoni Estevadeordal
IDB Integration and Trade Sector Manager

Juan Blyde
IDB Lead Integration and Trade Economist and Coordinator of the study

Francisco Sánchez
Brookings Institution Nonresident Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program / Former Under Secretary for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce

Barbara Kotschwar
Peterson Institute for International Economics Research Fellow / Former Chief of the Foreign Trade Information System at the Organization of American States