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Book: The Financial Crisis and Trade in Latin America/ Caribbean (April 2010)

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This volume, co-published by Center of Concern and the Sistema Economico Latinoamericano y del Caribe (SELA), gathers selected presentations delivered at a consultation with Ministers and senior officials from governments of the Latin America/ Caribbean region.

Trade structures and their linkages with finance played a crucial role in the unfolding of the global financial crisis 2008-09 in Latin American/ Caribbean countries. The presentations in this volume provide an insight into the key issues that economic policy-makers in the region (but also in developing countries beyond) face in their task to ensure that trade is a factor of resilience and sustainability, rather than one that creates vulnerabilities, in their economies.

Click here to download the book (only available in Spanish).

Click here to order the book.

Click here for more information and other materials, including an Outcome Document, from the Consultation Meeting at which the presentations gathered in the book were originally delivered.