Trade


  • 7-May-2014

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    STRI Country Note: China

    A two-page OECD summary and analysis of the Services Trade Restrictiveness Index results for China.

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  • 7-May-2014

    Chinese, PDF, 344kb

    STRI Country Note: China (ZH)

    A two-page OECD summary and analysis of the Services Trade Restrictiveness Index results for China in Mandarin Chinese.

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  • 8-April-2014

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    China - OECD Trade Facilitation Indicators

    Analysis for China from OECD trade facilitation indicators that identify areas where countries can improve border procedures, reduce trade costs, boost trade flows and reap greater benefits from international trade.

  • 8-July-2013

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    OECD and Chinese Ministry of Commerce to host seminar on trade facilitation in Beijing on 12 July 2013

    OECD research shows that multilateral agreement to cut red tape in international trade would dramatically reduce trading costs and add a substantial boost to the global economy.

  • 19-September-2012

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    Beijing: Better data for better analysis and better policies

    Production processes have become global and markets more integrated as trade costs have fallen on the back of technological progress and trade and investment policy reforms. We can no longer base policy decisions on conventional trade statistics that report the gross value of products and services each time they cross borders. Instead, we need to measure how much and where value is added, said OECD Secretary-General in Beijing.

  • 17-September-2012

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    Visit of the OECD Secretary-General to China (Beijing 19th - 20th September 2012)

    During his visit China, Angel Gurría attended the Global Value Chains in the 21st Century conference, organised jointly by the OECD, UNCTAD, and the WTO in partnership with China's Ministry of Commerce. The Secretary-General also met with several high level representatives of the Chinese government and business.

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  • 12-October-2011

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    To What Extent Do Exchange Rates and their Volatility Affect Trade?

    Exchange rate levels affect trade flows in agriculture and in the manufacturing and mining sector in China, the Euro area and the United States, though they do not explain in their entirety the trade imbalances in these three economies, this paper finds.

  • 21-March-2009

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    Beyond the crisis: for a stronger, cleaner, fairer world economy

    In his speech delivered at the China Development Forum, Mr. Gurría described the OECD strategic response to the crisis. Stronger means making our economies more resilient and able to deliver durable benefits in terms of material well-being. Cleaner is not only in the sense of environmentally sustainable, but also addressing the “darker” side of globalisation, issues like money laundering, corruption and tax evasion that impede us from

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  • 19-March-2009

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    Crisis is an opportunity to revive trade reforms, says OECD report

    Resisting protectionism and reviving stalled trade reforms would help the major emerging economies build on the progress achieved over the past two decades and emerge from the crisis with their trade performance strengthened, says a new OECD report.

  • 17-March-2009

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    Freer trade and well targeted support are keys to food security in emerging markets - OECD report

    As the global economic slowdown threatens to increase food insecurity among the world’s poor, a new OECD report calls on the major emerging economies to ensure their agricultural policies are focussed on long-term sustainability rather than short-term fixes..