About the book
This publication examines the international situation and international trade activity in Latin America and the Caribbean. It describes the main trends in the international economy and their impact on the economies of the region and looks at the international trade activity of the different countries in 2000 and the first half of 2001. The book analyzes trends in regional integration in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2000-2001 and presents some proposals in connection with macroeconomic policy coordination in the various subregional schemes. Finally, it looks at the barriers that hinder entry into the United States for exports from the region and the negotiating process which led up to the agreement reached at the Conference in Doha, Qatar, on the agenda for the new round of multilateral trade negotiations of the World Trade Organization. A CD-ROM accompanies the publication.