Aid for trade increases exports, creates jobs, boosts long-term economic growth and reduces poverty. Aid for trade increased 60% of the past 7 years, to USD 40 billion in 2009. The share to Africa and the Americas is growing fast, but dropping to Asia, Europe and Oceania.
In July 2010 the OECD and WTO issued a call for case stories on aid for trade. Over 300 stories from 150 countries (almost have from developing countries)worldwide provide a rich and varied source of information on the results of aid for trade activities - an indication of the progress achieved by the Aid-for-Trade Initiative. Consult the publication online and consult the case stories on www.aid4trade.org
En volume les apports d’aide du Royaume-Uni se sont chiffrés à 11.5 milliards USD en 2008, soit 0.52 % du revenu national brut (RNB).
Le Centre de développement de l'OCDE a co-organisé un séminaire avec la Société Financière Internationale (IFC) et la Corporation pour le Développement Andin (CAF) sur le financement des infrastructures en Amérique latine
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Summary Report - Hanoi Seminar 26-27 April 2010
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OECD-WTO brief on Aid for Trade: Is It Working?
There is no single way in which countries can agree on how to make their development more effective, and make these decisions stick. This brief asks: how can this situation be improved?
The concept of country programmable aid aims to provide a better estimate of the volume of resources transferred to developing countries. This brief asks: how is this concept defined, how useful is it, and what can be done to make it better?
The 2010 OECD Corporate Responsibility Roundtable launched an update of the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises with discussions focusing on supply chains, human rights and evironment and climate change.
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Investment Newsletter No.13 focuses on global international investment activity, FDI index measuring FDI restrictions, responsible supply chain management of conflict minerals, resisting protectionism in G-20 countries, the launch of an update of the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, and the role of the OECD Codes of Liberalisation in becoming a member of the OECD.