I recently had the privilege of taking part in a global value chain workshop put on by Duke University’s Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (Duke CGGC) in Jamaica and here are my top five takeaways: Human capital development (tooling, re-tooling and right tooling) is a critical component to global value chain upgrading. Global value chains (GVC) are embedded in… Continue reading "Global Value Chains Workshop: top 5 takeaways"
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The Executive Chairman of the Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, seems to think so. In his recent address at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum he called for the establishment of online free trade zones. These e-hubs would be focused on increasing the participation of small business in global trade who due to their size often face challenges plugging into the global market place.
Did you know? Services accounts for 30% of the value created in manufacturing