Country case studies of China, Japan, Netherlands, South Africa and the United States in measures that may hamper trade in steel scrap, recovered paper and plastic scrap, and if and how they could be removed without compromising environmental protection.
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This case study considers the substantial reforms to the South African public expenditure management system undertaken since the mid-1990s. The key aspects of the reform process have been: establishing the institutional framework for budget reforms through the "new" Constitution and further national legislation and practice; adopting a multi-year budget framework and top-down budget process; developing a framework for public financial
L’édition 2009 des Perspectives économiques de l’Afrique s'intéresse tout particulièrement à l’usage innovant des technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC). Elle présente également une analyse complète des avancées économiques, sociales et politiques récentes du continent.
This book analyses key elements of the trade performance of the BRIICS in relation to the rest of the world, focusing on trade and other policies influencing that performance. Developments in global trade policy are reviewed, notably the impact of preferential trade agreements on the multilateral system and patterns of world trade are described using both indices that reveal networks of trading relations and more standard modeling results.
As well as the global analysis, the book also presents a separate chapter for each of the BRIICS, examining the key development and trade issues in each of the six countries over the past few years.
Les pays de l’OCDE dominent encore l’économie mondiale, mais leur poids dans les échanges mondiaux est en déclin et certaines des plus importantes économies du monde ne sont pas membres de l’OCDE.
Les années 2006-08 ont été marquées par une hausse significative des prix mondiaux de la plupart des produits agricoles, mais pas de tous cependant.
OECD Territorial Reviews: Cape Town, South Africa, aims to provide a detailed diagnosis and solutions for improving the competitiveness and governance of the Cape Town metropolitan region.
This review is based on co-operation between the OECD and non-member economies around the world. It is particularly interesting for those involved in educational policy, as well as for professionals directly working in the education system of South Africa.
This book identifies how international events work as a trigger for local development and what hosting cities and nations can do to ensure that positive local development is realised.
This comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of South Africa focuses on the role of government, and provides concrete recommendations on how to improve policies which impact on innovation performance, including R&D policies.