Global Value Chains: The New Reality of International Trade

December 2, 2013

Global value chains have brought about important changes for the world trading system, not just in the structure and composition of trade but also in their implications for the role of the WTO. The speed of change in the 21st century is accelerating. More statistical and analytical information on how world trade and investment is being carried out, together with the implications of these changes for individual countries and their trade and development paths, is needed to understand these changes better.

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Topics: WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDCS) MULTILATERALISM GLOBAL VALUE CHAINS (GVCS)

Authors: SHERRY M. STEPHENSON

Publishing Institution: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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