A symposium for the International Business Press.
|Statement||edited by John A. Miller.|
|Contributions||Miller, John A.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||157|
that facilitates a transition towards new sectors and activities with higher productivity and more value added, while fostering sustainable and inclusive development. iv World Investment Report Investment and New Industrial Policies FOREWORD. The theme chapter of the report shows that over countries have adopted industrial development strategies in recent years. New types of industrial policies have emerged, responding to the opportunities and challenges associated with a new industrial revolution. The report presents options for investment policy tools in this new environment. In a time of turmoil in international economic law, experts from 10 countries suggest ideas for a new and progressive trade and investment regime in ‘World Trade and Investment Law Reimagined’ that would help sustain growth, facilitate development and ensure that gains are shared and losses compensated. • The slowdown in trade warrants policy attention as it weakens a key engine of global growth and heightens vulnerability to protectionism in major economies. • Restoring momentum to trade and investment liberalization is important for reinvigorating global growth and advancing an inclusive trading environment.
Global trade is an important driver of economic growth. The changing nature of world trade, however, poses challenges to global trade governance. The rise of global value chains and increased foreign direct investment flows, among others, have made global trade governance more complex. 1. The New Wave of Globalization and Its Economic Effects 23 Previous waves of globalization and reversals 24 The new wave of globalization 31 2. Improving the International Architecture for Integration 53 Trade policy 55 Policies for capital flows to developing countries 66 Policies toward migration 76 Summary of recommendations 82 Size: 8MB. World Investment Report – Global Value Chains: Investment and Trade for Development World Investment Report – Towards a New Generation of Investment Policies World Investment Report – Non-equity Modes of International Production and Development World Investment Report – Investing in a Low-carbon Economy. The Investment Policy and Promotion (IPP) team works with client countries to define their value proposition as an attractive investment location. Investment policies must be tailored to fit client needs be continually revised to take into account economic and business changes.
KEY WORDS: trade policy, protectionism, preferences, institutions, international politics ABSTRACT One of the most salient changes in the world economy since has been the move toward freer trade among countries across the globe. How do exist-ing theories about trade policy explain this puzzle? Three sets of explana-tions are Size: KB. On a more philosophical note, trade opening in the new world is, as I already argued, as necessary as in the old world, but is also much more challenging. Because precaution is, at the end of the day, risk-related and thus value-related, it is much more politically sensitive because it . New world order: Shifting markets in trade, investment and opportunity International Trade Forum - Issue 2/ In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, a new world order is emerging. It is a world of rapidly shifting markets characterized by changing patterns of trade, investment and opportunity. and then all of this is enabled by. World trade in was dominated by the worst financial and economic crisis in decades. Global output shrank. So did the volume of international trade. Despite bearing no responsibility for the crisis, the poorer developing countries have fared the worst. China, Brazil and India saw exports drop by between a fifth and a third in the second half of , but countries not belonging to the top Cited by: 1.