OECD Initiative on Global Value Chains, Production Transformation and Development




About the Initiative

Who is involved?






  • 4-5 July 2016 - Paris, France: 6th Plenary Meeting at the OECD Headquarters
  • 10-11 November 2016 - Mexico City, Mexico: 7th Plenary Meeting hosted by the Ministry of Economy of Mexico


The OECD Initiative on Global Value Chains (GVCs), Production Transformation and Development is a global platform for policy dialogue and knowledge sharing between OECD and non-OECD countries. It aims at improving evidence and at identifying policy guidelines to support production transformation and better integration into global markets. Read more >>

GVCs schematic


Production transformation Policy Reviews (PTPRs)


Sectoral Trends and Dynamics


Drivers of Production Transformation


Data Analysis

PTPRs are a policy assessment and guidance tool to support production transformation in open economies. Read more>>


Understanding sectoral trends and value chain dynamics is key to better inform policies. Participating countries are taking stock of ongoing experiences to compare and learn from each other. Read more>>


There is no single-way to upgrade in global economies. Understanding how to mobilise the different drivers of upgrading is crucial to increase the effectiveness of policies. Read more>>


Improving measurement of global trade and production dynamics is crucial to better inform policy makers. The OECD – WTO Trade in Value-Added (TiVA) database provides a unique insight capturing the interconnectedness of the global economy. Read more>>



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