From Parts to Products: Why Trade Logistics Matter

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  • The sixth edition of Connecting to Compete reveals a persistent gap between high-income and low-income countries on logistics performance. High-income countries score, on average, 48% better on logistics than low-income countries.
  • Logistics relates to how efficiently countries can move physical goods across and within borders. A country‚Äôs performance in this area can determine how it participates in international markets.
  • Emerging trends in logistics include eco-friendly logistics options, labor shortages in both developed and developing countries, and preparedness for cyber threats.

 

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