Publications & Documents


  • 29-September-2010

    English

    Trade and Innovation: Report on the Chemicals Sector

    The chemicals sector has a long history of innovation and is a large trading item. This paper analyses and compares different trade and innovation linkages in basic industrial chemicals, specialty and fine chemicals and consumer chemicals.

  • 16-September-2010

    English

    China’s Intellectual Property Environment: A Firm-Level Perspective

    Momentum for intellectual property (IP) reform in China is related to economic potential there, involving privatization policies, trade and FDI policies, and the government's role in innovation strategy. This study looks at IP issues facing firms operating in China.

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  • 14-September-2010

    English

    Policy Complements to the Strengthening of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in Developing Countries

    Reforms in policy on intellectual property rights (IPRs) such as copyrights, trademarks and patent protection deliver positive economic results for developing countries, according to this OECD study.

  • 9-September-2010

    English

    Trade and Economic Effects of Responses to the Economic Crisis

    Open markets will be necessary for a sustained economic recovery. This report recommends that governments continue to resist protectionist pressures and work towards a level playing field for trade.

  • 9-September-2010

    English

    Trade and Economic Effects of Responses to the Economic Crisis

    Open markets will be necessary for a sustained economic recovery, so governments must continue to resist protectionist pressures, says this report on trade policy responses to the economic crisis.

  • 30-August-2010

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    2010 Responses to the 2007 Survey on the Environment and Officially Supported Export Credits : KOR to USA (Zipped)

    Members have updated their responses to the 2007 Survey on the environment and officially supported export credits - Part 02.

  • 30-August-2010

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    2010 Responses to the 2007 Survey on the Environment and Officially Supported Export Credits : AUS to JPN (Zipped)

    Members have updated their responses to the 2007 Survey on the environment and officially supported export credits - Part 01.

  • 26-August-2010

    English

    Trade and Economic Effects of Responses to the Economic Crisis

    The dramatic collapse in world trade in 2009 is, this report shows, mainly due to: the drop in demand for highly traded products; the drying up of trade finance; and the vertically integrated nature of global supply chains. Contrary to expectations, protectionist measures were relatively muted and did not play a significant part. In fact, because of their sheer size, stimulus measures may have had more impact on trade than direct

  • 10-August-2010

    English

    Private Financial Sector Investment in Farmland and Agricultural Infrastructure

    Private financial sector investment in agriculture has increased, mainly because of current prospects for income generation, capital appreciation, and uncorrelated returns with equity markets and as a hedge against inflation. This paper surveys this investment activity and its impacts.

  • 6-August-2010

    English

    The Use of International Standards in Technical Regulation

    To what extent do governments use international standards in their technical regulations? This paper looks at the electrical household appliance, natural gas equipment and telephony sectors in Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, United States and the European Union.

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