Issue Briefs

No.10 Global value chains for an inclusive and sustainable future

Increasing production in global value chains (GVCs) has transformed the world economy in the last three decades. GVCs have been an engine of growth and a significant driver of job creation, especially in the developing world. At the same time, questions have been raised as to whether participation in GVCs will continue to be a viable development strategy for inclusive growth and decent work in the future.