A post on Global Trade in July discussed Global Value Chains and challenges in implementing in some countries.
Here’s that article and some others to read further about Global Value Chains.
First, some information from this article:
GVCs create new opportunities for developing countries, increase their participation in global markets and enable them to diversify exports. But while global value chains have helped many developing countries to advance, some countries have benefited more than others, with some countries, small- and medium-sized firms, and workers in developed and developing economies still being left out. The Global Value Chain Development Report 2017 analyzes new data to help policy makers and others understand global trade’s increasing complexity and consider policies that can make GVCs more inclusive.
More reading on Global Value Chains: