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Quality of Latin American and Caribbean Industrialization and Integration into the Global Economy

  • Author: UN, ECLAC
  • Publication date: June 2010
  • Page count: 84
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 09.II.G.88

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Despite an increase in manufacturing activity in Latin America and the Caribbean, the growth in value-added generated by exports of manufactures has been disappointing in most cases. In order to harness trade as a driving force of growth not only for the manufacturing sector but also natural resource-based ones and services, Latin America and the Caribbean should adopt more proactive, forward-looking national policies, concurrent with the rapidly changing world marketplace, under a strong alliance between the public and private sectors.