Beyond Borders: The New Regionalism in Latin America

October 1, 2002

Regional integration initiatives have long been part of the world economic landscape. In Latin America, integration flourished in the early post-war era but then lost momentum until the 1990s, when there was a new wave of initiatives ranging from free trade areas to customs unions. This Report examines such dimensions of integration as market access, institutional arrangements, regional infrastructure, financial integration, and macroeconomic and exchange rate coordination.

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Topics: REGIONALISM MARKET ACCESS REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (LAC)

Authors: INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (IDB)

Publishing Institution: INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

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