Over the years, CIPE has actively contributed to policy discussions and thought leadership in the democracy and economic communities.
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Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation Annual Report 2022

04.05.2023 | Annual Reports
CIPE is a joint leader of the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, which just released its 2022 annual report outlining innovative programs in numerous countries around the globe. The Alliance report outlines how new forms of public-private partnerships are helping to tackle some of the great...

U.S. – Bahrain Free Trade Agreement User’s Guide

01.13.2023 | Guides & Tools
This User’s Guide is designed to provide information about the U.S.-Bahrain FTA in an accessible format and to highlight the advantages it provides for American and Bahraini companies. The FTA is an agreement between Bahrain and the U.S. on certain obligations that affect trade in goods and se...

Do Free Trade Zones Stimulate Entrepreneurship? New Evidence from China

02.28.2022 | Case Studies | CIPE
In a paper produced with support from the Center for International Private Enterprise, the authors look at the effects of China’s 2017 free trade zone (FTZ) program. They write: “we adopt the difference-in-difference techniques to evaluate the effectiveness of FTZ policies in encouraging ent...

Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation Annual Report 2018

03.27.2019 | Annual Reports
Just three years after our inception, the impact of our work to support trade facilitation reform is starting to shine through. Our Annual Report 2018 provides a snapshot of what we have achieved to date.   In Colombia, businesses and the government are witnessing a marked improvement in borde...

Nigeria: Maritime Ports Feedback Report

09.20.2018 | Case Studies
  Executive Summary Over the last decade, Nigerian maritime port sector experienced concerted efforts by different stakeholders (Federal Government in collaboration with private sector and development partners) to reposition it for efficiency and global best practices. For instance over the la...

Nigeria: Reforming the Maritime Ports

10.15.2016 | Case Studies
Executive Summary The efficiency of port operation is a major driver of trade and economic activities across countries. Unfortunately, over the years, users and operators at the Nigerian Ports have been facing lingering challenges and bottlenecks namely, infrastructure shortcomings, policy and regul...

Strategies for Policy Reform Volume 2: Engaging in Democratic Governance

03.06.2010 | Case Studies
Strategies for Policy Reform, Volume 2 reveals how local reformers in partnership with the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) have transformed policy dialogue in their countries to create a vibrant private sector and civil society. This volume presents models of effective, innovative...

Strategies for Policy Reform: Experiences from Around the World

06.01.2007 | Case Studies | Kim Eric Bettcher, Teodora Mihaylova, Julie Johnson
This book presents case studies of effective, innovative reform programs designed and implemented by business associations, think tanks, and other independent organizations in partnership with the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). Each chapter illustrates an important theme in the ...
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