Joaquim Tres

 

 


 

Principal Specialist of the Integration & Trade Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), coordinates the Regional Integration Instruments Group. He leads South-South Cooperation (SSC) Initiatives, including the Regional Public Goods Program and SSC with Asia, the integration funds and the Trade & Integration Capacity Building Program. He is a co-author of the IDB’s Integration Strategy, and has worked in economic development and trade for over 20 years, including research, policy-making and management. Earlier, he worked on UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report and at the Spanish Development Cooperation Agency (AECID) in Peru, Mexico, Bolivia, Guatemala and Belize and among other issues supervised projects to support agro-industry companies in their internationalization and in taking advantage of regional trade agreements. He is an MPhil graduate from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Sussex (UK), where he has served as a trustee. He also taught at Institut Barcelona d´Estudis Internacionals, among other Spanish universities.




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Oct 25th 2016

Learn how trade agreements work and what they mean for governments and businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean. Did you know that there are more than 270 free trade agreements in the world and that they cover half of global trade? Latin American and Caribbean countries take part in 70 such agreements, covering 70% of intra-regional trade. What do you need to know about these agreements? What opportunities, challenges and implications do they have for people, businesses, and countries? What can be done to maximize their benefits?

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