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Chile - Assessment of free zones : report for client review (Spanish)

Chile’s furthest northern and southern regions are designated as Extreme Zones or Zonas Extremas and benefit from special public policies that grant fiscal incentives to residents and companies to encourage investment and job creation. ... See More +

Correspondence 125944 JUN 28, 2018

Portugal Perez,Luis Alberto English Disclosed

Impact of free trade agreement use on import prices (English)

This paper examines the impact of free trade agreement (FTA) use on import prices. For this analysis, it employs establishment-level import data with information on tariff schemes, that is, the FTA and most-favored-nation schemes used for importing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8416 APR 19, 2018

Hayakawa,Kazunobu; Laksanapanyakul,Nuttawut; Mukunoki,Hiroshi; Urata,Shujiro Disclosed

Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Equal Access and Simplified Environment for Investment (EASE) in Egypt - P153487 (English)

Project PaperEqual Access and Simplified Environment for Investment (EASE) in Egypt RES31433 MAR 19, 2018

Mikhnev,Andrei Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Egypt, Arab Republic of (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 120885 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Official Documents- Agreement Providing for the Amendment and Restatement of Financing Agreement for Grant H685-TG (English)

Agreement MAY 24, 2016

Bonvoisin; Metthieu Disclosed

The performance of free economic zones in Moldova (English)

In 1995, Moldova introduced free economic zone (FEZ) legislation with the aim of accelerating socioeconomic development by attracting domestic and foreign investment, promoting exports, and creating employment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 103998 MAR 03, 2016

Disclosed

Moldova - Trade study : overview (English)

The report is structured in two parts. The first part consists of two chapters (Notes one and two), and provides an assessment of overall trade competitiveness and trade policy options. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17523 DEC 01, 2015

Varela,Gonzalo J.; Piontkivsky,Ruslan; Chistruga,Marcel; Gomez-Mera,Laura; Lupusor,Adrian; Prohnitchi,Valeriu; Metz,Melissa Disclosed

How to sustain export dynamism by reducing duality in the Dominican Republic : a World Bank trade competitiveness diagnostic (English)

This report analyzes export competitiveness in the Dominican Republic drawing from the Trade Competitiveness Diagnostic methodology (Farole and Reis, 2012). ... See More +

Foreign Trade, FDI, and Capital Flows Study AUS6804 MAR 02, 2015

Iwulska,Aleksandra; Jouanjean,Marie Agnes; Moberg,Lotta Malin Johanna; Reyes,Jose Daniel; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo; Ugarte Romero,Cristian; Van Der Borght,Rafael; Wagle,Swarnim; Velasquez,Giselle Spanish Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Equal Access and Simplified Environment for Investment (EASE) in Egypt - P153487 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC1148 DEC 10, 2014

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Haiti - Haiti Business Development and Investment Project : P123974 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR16362 OCT 31, 2014

Kim,Maria Deborah

Haiti - Haiti Business Development and Investment Project : P123974 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR13476 APR 06, 2014

Kim,Maria Deborah

Microdynamics of Turkey's export boom in the 2000s (English)

This paper examines the micro-dynamics behind the dramatic export boom experienced by Turkey during the 2000s. Using disaggregated exporter-level customs data covering the universe of export transactions for Turkey during the period 2002-2011, we characterize firm-level dynamics in the export sector and we decompose export growth at the aggregate, sectoral, and destination market levels to identify the role of firm turnover, destination turnover, and product turnover. ... See More +

Journal Article 94661 JAN 31, 2014

Cebeci,Tolga; Fernandes,Ana Margarida Disclosed

Ghana - Trade and Investment Gateway Project (GHATIG) (English)

The objective of the Trade and Investment Gateway Project for Ghana is to attract a critical mass of export oriented investors to Ghana to accelerate export-led growth and to facilitate trade. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 82728 DEC 11, 2013

Luo, Xubei; Parish, David Disclosed

Gambia - Gateway Project (English)

Ratings for the Gateway Project for Gambia were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to the development outcome was high, Bank performance was unsatisfactory, Borrower performance was unsatisfactory, and monitoring and evaluation was modest. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 78800 JUN 27, 2013

Disclosed

Micro dynamics of Turkey's export boom in the 2000s (English)

This paper examines the microeconomics behind the dramatic export boom experienced by Turkey during the 2000s. Using disaggregated customs data covering the universe of export transactions for Turkey during the period 2002-2011, it characterizes firm-level dynamics in the export sector and decomposes export growth at the aggregate, sector, and destination market levels to identify the role of firm turnover, destination turnover, and product turnover. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6452 MAY 01, 2013

Cebeci, Tolga; Fernandes, Ana M. Disclosed

Exporter dynamics database (English)

This paper introduces the Exporter Dynamics Database. The database includes exporter characteristics and measures of exporter growth based on firm-level customs information from 38 developing and seven developed countries, primarily for the period between 2003 and 2010. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6229 OCT 01, 2012

Cebeci, Tolga; Fernandes, Ana M.; Freund, Caroline; Pierola, Martha Denisse Disclosed

Setting international standards for gender equality in the private sector : the gender equity model (English)

The World Bank's gender equity model (GEM) aims to promote gender equity in the private sector by building on a series of good practices in four key areas: recruitment, career development, family-work balance, and sexual harassment policies. ... See More +

Brief 91888 APR 01, 2012

Disclosed

Institutional best practices for special economic zones : an application to Tanzania (English)

This note provides analysis concerning the institutional framework under which the zones program is developed and administered in Tanzania. It examines various institutional and administrative structures for managing an Special Economic Zone (SEZ) program, focusing on the alternative approaches taken in different SEZ programs around the world and highlighting both good practices and those that have been less successful, and drawing lessons for Tanzania, which will also be of relevance for other countries in Africa. ... See More +

Brief 64483 AUG 01, 2011

Farole, Tom; Kweka, Josaphat Disclosed

Special economic zones : progress, emerging challenges, and future directions (English)

Ask three people to describe a special economic zone (SEZ) and three very different images may emerge. The first person may describe a fenced-in industrial estate in a developing country, populated by footloose multinational corporations (MNCs) enjoying tax breaks, with laborers in garment factories working in substandard conditions. ... See More +

Policy Note 63844 AUG 01, 2011

Farole, Thomas; Akinci, Gokhan Disclosed

Nigeria 2011 : an assessment of the investment climate in 26 states (English)

This investment climate analysis reviews the experiences of over 3000 surveyed business owners in 26 states of Nigeria about the aspects of the business climate that affect their businesses. ... See More +

Working Paper 71891 JUN 01, 2011

Iarossi, Giuseppe; Clarke, George R. G. Disclosed

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Chile - Assessment of free zones : report for client review (Spanish)
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JUN 28, 2018 125944 Correspondence English
Impact of free trade agreement use on import prices (English)
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APR 19, 2018 WPS8416 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Equal Access and Simplified Environment for Investment (EASE) in Egypt - P153487 (English)
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MAR 19, 2018 RES31433 Project PaperEqual Access and Simplified Environment for Investment (EASE) in Egypt
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Egypt, Arab Republic of (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120885 Working Paper
Official Documents- Agreement Providing for the Amendment and Restatement of Financing Agreement for Grant H685-TG (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 Agreement
The performance of free economic zones in Moldova (English)
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MAR 03, 2016 103998 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Moldova - Trade study : overview (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 ACS17523 Working Paper
How to sustain export dynamism by reducing duality in the Dominican Republic : a World Bank trade competitiveness diagnostic (English)
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MAR 02, 2015 AUS6804 Foreign Trade, FDI, and Capital Flows Study Spanish
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Equal Access and Simplified Environment for Investment (EASE) in Egypt - P153487 (English)
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DEC 10, 2014 ISDSC1148 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Haiti - Haiti Business Development and Investment Project : P123974 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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OCT 31, 2014 ISR16362 Implementation Status and Results Report
Haiti - Haiti Business Development and Investment Project : P123974 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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APR 06, 2014 ISR13476 Implementation Status and Results Report
Microdynamics of Turkey's export boom in the 2000s (English)
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JAN 31, 2014 94661 Journal Article
Ghana - Trade and Investment Gateway Project (GHATIG) (English)
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DEC 11, 2013 82728 Project Performance Assessment Report
Gambia - Gateway Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2013 78800 Project Performance Assessment Report
Micro dynamics of Turkey's export boom in the 2000s (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 WPS6452 Policy Research Working Paper
Exporter dynamics database (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6229 Policy Research Working Paper
Setting international standards for gender equality in the private sector : the gender equity model (English)
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APR 01, 2012 91888 Brief
Institutional best practices for special economic zones : an application to Tanzania (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 64483 Brief
Special economic zones : progress, emerging challenges, and future directions (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 63844 Policy Note
Nigeria 2011 : an assessment of the investment climate in 26 states (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 71891 Working Paper