A new feature , Global Value Chain (GVC) in WITS

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Sep 20, 2016, 8:12:21 AM9/20/16
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We have added a new feature in WITS application, Global Value Chain (GVC) to analyze countries’ participation on three global value chains: apparel and footwear, electronics, and automotive goods.  This new feature helps the user to track GVCs at the sector and product level, revealing their linkages at different stages of the production process and across countries and regions
After login (https://wits.worldbank.org/WITS/WITS/Restricted/Login.aspx) to WITS, Global Value Chain (GVC) module is available under the Advanced Query Menu option.  For more information on this module, refer the below resources

1.            Sturgeon, Timothy and Memedovic, Olga. 2010. "Mapping Global Value Chains: Intermediate Goods Trade and Structural Change in the World Economy." UNIDO Working Paper 05/2010. United National Industrial Development Organization, Vienna, Austria. (http://www.unido.org/fileadmin/user_media/Publications/Research_and_statistics/Branch_publications/Research_and_Policy/Files/Working_Papers/2010/WP%2005%20Mapping%20Glocal%20Value%20Chains.pdf )

2.            Taglioni, Daria; Winkler, Deborah. 2016. Making Global Value Chains Work for Development. Trade and Development;. Washington, DC: World Bank. © World Bank. (http://hdl.handle.net/10986/24426 )

3.            A New Tool for Monitoring Global Value Chains ( http://blogs.worldbank.org/trade/new-tool-monitoring-global-value-chains)

If you have any question, please contact us at wi...@worldbank.org
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