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Connecting to Compete : trade logistics in the global economy (English)

The LPI has provided valuable information for policy makers, traders, and other stakeholders, including researchers and academics, on the role of logistics for growth and the policies needed to support logistics in areas such as infrastructure planning, service provision, and crossborder trade and transport facilitation. ... See More +

Working Paper 106646 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Indonesia - Development Policy Loan (DPL) to reform the Indonesian Maritime Logistics Sector Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7848 MAY 18, 2016

Disclosed

Peru - Port Callao Norte (English)

The Port of Callao is the third largest port in South America, the largest port on the west coast of South America, and the largest port in Peru. ... See More +

Brief 105958 MAY 01, 2016

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Myanmar - Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) : opening for business (English)

As part of the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) program for Trade-Related Assistance to Least Developed Countries (LCDs), which Myanmar joined in April 2013, the Government of Myanmar has asked the World Bank Group (WBG) to be the implementing agency for a Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS). ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13904 MAR 17, 2016

Rahardja,Sjamsu Disclosed

Armenia - Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness (CARMAC) Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 104936 MAR 11, 2016

Disclosed

Supporting export competitiveness through port and rail network reforms : a case study of South Africa (English)

Transport and logistics infrastructure is a critical determinant of the competitiveness of a country's producers and exporters. Well-functioning transport and logistics infrastructure relies not just on hardware, but critically on the operating environment that emerges from the interaction between private sector operators; national policies and regulatory regimes; and, in many countries, state-owned owners and operators of core infrastructure. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7532 JAN 11, 2016

Pieterse,Duncan; Farole,Thomas; Odendaal,Martin; Steenkamp,Andre Disclosed

Into the Jet Age (English)

The mid-1950s saw the introduction of jet aircraft into commercial aviation. The World Bank played a significant role in this process, helping both Qantas and Air India to procure jet aircraft for their national airlines. ... See More +

Working Paper 104644 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

One network area in East Africa (English)

Communications networks underpin regional and global trade. This is particularly true in East Africa where mobile phones are plentiful but postal services are virtually non-existent and cross border road and railway links are subject to the vagaries of adverse environmental conditions. ... See More +

World Development Report 102952 JAN 01, 2016

Kelly,Timothy John Charles; Kemei,Christopher Kipkoech Disclosed

Armenia - Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness (CARMAC) Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 101155 NOV 12, 2015

Disclosed

Armenia - Second Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 101161 NOV 12, 2015

Disclosed

Engaging the private sector in transport and logistics planning and policy making : options for Vietnam (English)

In the 22 years between 1992 and 2014 Vietnam attained the remarkable average annual rate of economic growth of 6.9 percent. However, the sources of growth that underpinned much of this period of economic transformation ready availability of labor and a structural shift of national production from subsistence agriculture to industry and services are gradually being depleted and cannot be sustained indefinitely. ... See More +

Working Paper 101967 NOV 01, 2015

Blancas Mendivil,Luis C. Vietnamese Disclosed

Unlocking trade for low-income countries : report of the trade facilitation facility, 2009-2015 (English)

The trade facilitation facility (TFF) was launched to help low-income countries improve their competitiveness by reducing the costs of engaging in international trade, thus supporting their efforts to reduce poverty and achieve the millennium development goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 100092 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Review of logistics service regulations for freight forwarding businesses: what should be addressed for a better logistics regulatory framework ? (English)

Regulatory frameworks on logistics regulations are often opaque, especially in developing countries, because of the complex nature of logistics services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7401 AUG 21, 2015

Watanuki,Maika Disclosed

Shifting into higher gear : recommendations for improved grain logistics in Ukraine (English)

This study was conceived on the basis of a request by Ukraine’s Ministry of Agricultural Policies and Food (MoAPF). In 2013, the MoAPF explored the World Bank’s interest for investing in grain hoppers, following a deficit of hoppers and concerns about related difficulties for grain transport. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS15163 AUG 01, 2015

Guadagni,Maurizio; Pachon,Maria Claudia; Karakulova,Aliya; Nivyevskiy,Oleg; Nazhmidenov,Kairat; Gobjila,Anatol; Giogobiani, Mzia; Bucik,Marko Disclosed

China - Hubei Xiaogan Logistic Infrastructure Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action work survey report (Chinese,English)

Resettlement Plan SFG1242 JUL 01, 2015

Fernandes,Vellet E. Disclosed

Understanding the operations of freight forwarders : evidence from Serbia (English)

Freight forwarders play a key role in moving goods across international borders. They arrange transport, oversee customs clearance on behalf of their clients, and more generally troubleshoot issues that arise while goods are in transit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7311 JUN 17, 2015

Mendoza Alcantara,Alejandra; Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Hillberry,Russell Henry Disclosed

Export diversification in Africa : the importance of good trade logistics (English)

Economic activity in many African countries remains highly concentrated and exports are often dominated by mineral resources or a few primary products. ... See More +

Working Paper 97402 JUN 15, 2015

Huria,Ankur; Brenton,Paul Disclosed

Risk management in customs : benefits of customs reform - the evidence from Albania (English)

Research into the economic impact of a customs reform in Albania shows the promise of the broader trade facilitation reform efforts that are gaining momentum in developing countries worldwide. ... See More +

Viewpoint 97220 JUN 01, 2015

Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Hillberry,Russell Henry; Alcántara, Alejandra Mendoza Disclosed

Implementing trade logistics reforms in complex multi-country and regional settings : the case of the Western Balkans (English)

Trade facilitation connects economies and provides opportunities for business growth. However, the national agencies involved in trade often have different objectives, lack coordination with peer agencies in other countries because of different national priorities, high workloads, and absence of platforms to consult with each other. ... See More +

Brief 99065 JUN 01, 2015

Gabrielyan,Gagik; Konar-Leacy,Violane Disclosed

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Connecting to Compete : trade logistics in the global economy (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106646 Working Paper
Indonesia - Development Policy Loan (DPL) to reform the Indonesian Maritime Logistics Sector Project (English)
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MAY 18, 2016 AB7848 Program Information Document
Peru - Port Callao Norte (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105958 Brief
Myanmar - Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) : opening for business (English)
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MAR 17, 2016 AUS13904 Working Paper
Armenia - Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness (CARMAC) Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 11, 2016 104936 Procurement Plan
Transport, economic growth, and deforestation in the Democratic Republic of Congo : a spatial analysis : Transport, croissance economique, et déforestation en République Démocratique du Congo : une analyse spatiale (French)
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JAN 13, 2016 103695 Working Paper English
Supporting export competitiveness through port and rail network reforms : a case study of South Africa (English)
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JAN 11, 2016 WPS7532 Policy Research Working Paper
Into the Jet Age (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104644 Working Paper
One network area in East Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102952 World Development Report
Armenia - Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness (CARMAC) Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 12, 2015 101155 Procurement Plan
Armenia - Second Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 12, 2015 101161 Procurement Plan
Engaging the private sector in transport and logistics planning and policy making : options for Vietnam (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101967 Working Paper Vietnamese
Unlocking trade for low-income countries : report of the trade facilitation facility, 2009-2015 (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100092 Working Paper
Review of logistics service regulations for freight forwarding businesses: what should be addressed for a better logistics regulatory framework ? (English)
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AUG 21, 2015 WPS7401 Policy Research Working Paper
Shifting into higher gear : recommendations for improved grain logistics in Ukraine (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 ACS15163 Working Paper
China - Hubei Xiaogan Logistic Infrastructure Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action work survey report (Chinese,English)
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JUL 01, 2015 SFG1242 Resettlement Plan
Understanding the operations of freight forwarders : evidence from Serbia (English)
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JUN 17, 2015 WPS7311 Policy Research Working Paper
Export diversification in Africa : the importance of good trade logistics (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 97402 Working Paper
Risk management in customs : benefits of customs reform - the evidence from Albania (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97220 Viewpoint
Implementing trade logistics reforms in complex multi-country and regional settings : the case of the Western Balkans (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 99065 Brief