Women and Trade: Gender’s Impact on Trade Finance and Fintech
Woman-owned firms face additional hurdles in financing their exports and are thus more likely to adopt fintech solutions
2017 Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey
This brief discusses the 2017 ADB Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey which quantifies global market gaps for trade finance and the impact on growth and jobs.
The Impact of Trade and Technology on Skills in Viet Nam
While more trade creates jobs in Viet Nam, technology might be replacing routine jobs, harming lower-skilled workers.
Are Least Developed Countries Sidelined in Advanced Manufacturing Production Networks?
Participation in global value chains can help least developed countries diversify their exports, explore new products, and finance trade gaps.
Why Trade Finance Gaps Persist: Does it Matter for Trade and Development?
Trade finance gaps reflect a structural market failure.
Drivers of Trade Finance Gaps
Trade finance gaps result mainly from bank decisions but solutions must be found elsewhere.
2016 Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey
The ADB trade finance survey quantifies market gaps for trade finance and explores their impact on growth and jobs.
2015 Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey
Respondents to a 2015 survey believe the availability of trade finance has improved globally. However, data indicate that gaps are increasingly pronounced in emerging economies.
Pacific Trade: Dynamics in a High-Cost Region
Aid for Trade to the Pacific is an important enabler of the private sector, and ICT infrastructure and ICT-related services are critical for connectivity in the Pacific where trade costs are substantially above the global average.
Global Agrifood Value Chains and Local Poverty Reduction: What Happens to Those Who Don’t Plug In?
Supermarket retailing has transformed food production in developing countries including Indonesia. However, little attention has been paid to how this affects farmers who continue to sell to traditional market channels.