Transport and Connectivity to Global Value Chains: Illustrations from the Arab Region

Publisher(s): 
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
Publishing Year: 
2017
Author(s): 
Mr. Adel El Ghabiri
Dossier: 
Migration, Mobility and Circulation
Theme: 
Science & Technology, Transportation, Economic Development
Resource Type: 
Report

This report explores the impact of transport infrastructure and services availability and efficiency on Global Value Chains connectivity. It also assesses whether the Arab region meets the necessary requirements of infrastructure, logistics, and trade facilitation, to be able to participate meaningfully in Global Value Chains.

However, as this report explicitly focuses only on the role of transport infrastructure and policies; therefore, providing a full account of the many possible effects of Global Value Chain engagement on the Arab region is beyond the scope of this report.

Keywords: 
Transport, Infrastructure Rehabilitation, globalization, Policy
Edition: 
2017
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