IDEAS home Printed from
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this paper

Latin America in a Changing Global Environment

Listed author(s):
  • Winston Fritsch
Registered author(s):

    Latin America's insertion in the world trade system is entering a period of historical change. Driving that change will be the outcome, or failure, of the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations; the increasing regionalisation of trade relations; and the profound liberalisation in Latin America of national trade regimes, which is also leading to a strong revival in the region of sub-regional integration schemes. The interaction between changes in the region's trade regimes and changes in the global determinants of foreign direct investment in manufacturing are affecting the locational advantages of Latin America as a recipient of direct investment flows as well. The effects on Latin America of regionalisation in Europe and in the Western Hemisphere are, overall, benign. "EC 1992" is likely to have a positive net impact on Latin America's exports unless dramatic, and unlikely, discriminatory measures against third parties are introduced in conjunction with the creation of the ... Un bouleversement historique est en train de se produire dans le processus d'insertion de l'Amérique latine au sein du système mondial des échanges. Le sens de ce bouleversement se manifestera par l'échec ou le succès des négociations de l'Uruguay Round sur les échanges multilatéraux, par un accroissement des échanges régionaux et, en Amérique latine, par une profonde libéralisation des systèmes d'échanges nationaux qui va également provoquer dans la région un net regain d'intérêt pour les modèles d'intégration sub-régionaux. L'interaction entre les changements se produisant dans les systèmes régionaux et ceux qui déterminent globalement l'investissement direct dans le secteur industriel a aussi des conséquences sur les avantages géographiques que représente l'Amérique latine en tant que bénéficiaire de l'investissement direct. En Amérique latine, les effets de la régionalisation en Europe et dans l'hémisphère occidental sont , dans l'ensemble, bénins. "L'Europe de I992" devrait ...

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    Paper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Development Centre Working Papers with number 66.

    in new window

    Date of creation: 01 May 1992
    Handle: RePEc:oec:devaaa:66-en
    Contact details of provider: Postal:
    2 rue Andre Pascal, 75775 Paris Cedex 16

    Phone: 33-(0)-1-45 24 82 00
    Fax: 33-(0)-1-45 24 85 00
    Web page:

    More information through EDIRC

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:oec:devaaa:66-en. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: ()

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.