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  • Presentation  |   2014

    South Asia – ASEAN Connectivity

    Author(s): De, Prabir

    This presentation on the "South Asia – ASEAN Connectivity" was given by Prabir De at the Policy Dialogue on Strengthening Transport Connectivity in Southern Asia held in Le Meridien Hotel on 19-20 November 2014 in New Delhi. Trade Transport ICT De, Prabir Download PDF

  • Report  |   2014

    Developing Economic Corridors in South Asia

    Author(s): De, Prabir ; Iyengar, Kavita

    As tariff-based barriers decline in South Asia, countries in the region are recognizing the importance of transport and trade facilitation measures to reap the benefits of trade liberalization. The next stage in regional cooperation is the development of economic corridors. This book discusses the shaping of economic corridors along regional...

  • Report  |   2017

    La Discriminación de Costos y Benefcios en la Evaluación de Proyectos Transnacionales de Infraestructura y Otros Métodos Complementarios

    Author(s): Sánchez, Ricardo J.

    La infraestructura económica es parte esencial del desarrollo económico y social de los países, tanto al interior de los mismos como para la integración física regional. La evaluación de proyectos transnacionales de infraestructura, que involucran a dos o más países, plantea requerimientos técnicos que es preciso revisar, para dotar a los...

  • Presentation  |   2017

    Pacific Aviation Investment Program

    Author(s): R. Bennett, Christopher ; J. De Se, Christopher

    Transport R. Bennett, Christopher; J. De Se, Christopher Download PDF aviation runway security All Presentation World Bank Group 2017-01-01 00:00:00

  • Report  |   2011

    Regional Power Status In African Power Pools

    Author(s): The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa

    This ICA report provides an overview of power pools in Africa as of end 2010, including the most recent key data and relevant information. The report covers current infrastructure and institutional status in addition to key investment trends. Energy The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa Download PDF

  • Report  |   2016

    Large-Scale Electricity Interconnection- Technology and Prospects for Cross-Regional Networks

    Author(s): International Energy Agency

    The report aims to deliver policy recommendations for power sector interconnection consistent with an integrated vision for future power systems, from end use to distribution and transmission. In keeping with International Energy Agency (IEA) scenarios, the publication will assess the short- and medium-term technical, market, regulatory and...

  • Report  |   2016

    Study on Permitting and Facilitating the Preparation of TEN-T Core Network Projects: Case Studies

    Author(s): Milieu Ltd

    Case studies from EU’s transport Trans-European Network (TEN-T) policy: 1 Case Railway Connection Lyon Turin (Val De Susa)  2 Case Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link  3 Case Brenner Base Tunnel 4 Case Rail Baltica (including the Warsaw-Bialystok Link) 5 Case Seine – Scheldt  6 Case Danube – Common Section Bulgaria-Romania  7 Case Liquified Natural Gas (LNG...

  • Report  |   2017

    The Future of Global Value Chains- Business As Usual or “A New Normal”?

    Author(s): De Backer, Koen ; Flaig, Dorothee

    The rapid growth of global value chains (GVCs) has been an important driver of globalisation during the past decades. But the international fragmentation of production appears to have lost momentum and GVCs seem to have stalled in recent years. The world economy is facing a number of structural shifts that may dramatically change the outlook of...

  • Report  |   2016

    Financial Integration in the Pacific Alliance

    Author(s): Perry, Guillermo ; Auvert, Diego

    This paper discusses financial integration issues in the Pacific Alliance. The Alliance seeks to attain free circulation of goods, services, capital and workers among its members (presently Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru) and strengthen their cooperation in several areas. Since it started, in 2011, it has made important advances with respect to...

  • Policy Brief  |   2017

    Low-Cost Technology to Improve Aviation Safety and Efficiency: Investment Program Brings Modernized Aviation Information Technology to Pacific Islands

    Author(s): De Serio, Christopher J. ; Giovannitti, Aldo

    The World Bank’s Pacific Aviation Investment Program (PAIP) is bringing state-of-the-art air traffic management and satellite-based ground communications to airports and small aircraft operators in seven Pacific island countries and territories. These advances, coming online in 2017, will vastly improve the safety and efficiency of South Pacific...

  • Report  |   2010

    Central American Regional Programmatic Study for the Energy Sector: General Issues and Options- Sector Overview

    Author(s): World Bank Group

    The six Central American countries of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama share a long tradition of regional integration, including a common market, substantial intraregional trade, as well as coordinated commercial policies, such as the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) with the US. The most significant...

  • Book  |   2018

    Maritime Networks, Port Efficiency, and Hinterland Connectivity in the Mediterranean

    Author(s): Arvis, Jean Francois ; Vesin, Vincent ; Carruthers, Robin C. ; Ducruet, Cesar ; De Langen, Peter Wubbe

    For millennia, the Mediterranean has been one of the most active trading areas, supported by a transport network connecting riparian cities and beyond to their hinterland. The Mediterranean has complex trade patterns and routes--but with key differences from the past. It is no longer an isolated world economy: it is both a trading area and a...

  • Report  |   2018

    How Much Will the Belt and Road Initiative Reduce Trade Costs?

    Author(s): de Soyres, Francois ; Mulabdic, Alen ; Murray, Siobhan ; Rocha, Nadia ; Ruta, Michele

    This paper studies the impact of transport infrastructure projects of the Belt and Road Initiative on shipment times and trade costs. Based on a new data on completed and planned Belt and Road transport projects, Geographic Information System analysis is used to estimate shipment times before and after the Belt and Road Initiative. Two sets of...

  • Report  |   April 2018

    Financing Innovation in Clean and Sustainable Mobility

    Author(s): de Concini, Alessandro

    This study on access to finance for the innovative road transport sector identifies critical gaps in the funding of companies developing technologies and services in this area and an uneven distribution of money, concentrated on specific business models and on a few individual companies, most of them outside the EU. The bottleneck of accessing...

  • Report  |   2015

    The Impacts of Trade Facilitation Measures on International Trade Flows

    Author(s): de Sá Porto, Paulo C. ; Canuto, Otaviano ; Morini, Cristiano

    This paper analyzes the impacts of selected trade facilitation measures on international trade flows. A gravity model is used to estimate four equations: a pooled cross-section model; a fixed-effects model; a random effects model; and a Poisson maximum likelihood estimator. The contribution of the paper is twofold. First, the analysis uses a...

  • Report  |   2015

    How Much Could South Asia Benefit from Regional Electricity Cooperation and Trade?

    Author(s): Timilsina, Govinda R. ; Toman, Michael A. ; Karacsonyi, Jorge G. ; de Tena Diego, Luca

    The South Asia region is lagging behind many regions in the world in regional electricity cooperation and trading, despite the huge anticipated benefits. This study uses an electricity planning model that produces optimal expansion of electricity generation capacities and transmission interconnections in the long-term to quantify the benefits of...

  • Report  |   2014

    A Review of International Legal Instruments: Facilitation of Transport and Trade in Africa, Second Edition

    Author(s): de Matons, Jean Grosdidier

    This is the second edition of the 2003 paper entitled "Facilitation of transport and trade in Sub-Saharan Africa: a review of international legal instruments — Treaties, conventions, protocols, decisions, directives.", developed as part of the SSATP program. Three major reasons motivated this update and an expansion of its scope. First...

  • Report  |   2010

    The Potential of Regional Power Sector Integration: Central American Electrical Interconnection System Transmission and Trading Case Study

    Author(s): Economic Consulting Associates

    Developing countries are increasingly pursuing and benefitting from regional power system integration (RPSI) as an important strategy to help provide reliable, affordable electricity to their economies and citizens. Increased electricity cooperation and trade between countries can enhance energy security, bring economies-of-scale in investments,...


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