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  • 29-September-2017


    OECD Steel Committee sees tentative and vulnerable recovery amid excess capacity and market distortions

    A modest recovery is under way in the global steel market but structural imbalances remain acute amid sluggish demand growth expected in the long-term demand, the OECD Steel Committee said at the end of its meeting this week.

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  • 29-September-2017

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    The future of global value chains - STI policy note

    This note gives the quick read on research describing scenarios for global value chains over the next 10 to 15 years. It indicates that the future of GVCs may look quite different from the past, with the growing digitalisation of production most likely the biggest game changer.

  • 29-September-2017


    83rd Session of the Steel Committee, Paris, 28-29 September 2017

    Presentations and main topics discussed at the 83rd Session of the Steel Committee held in Paris, 28-29 September 2017.

  • 27-September-2017

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    World Top R&D Investors: Industrial Property Strategies in the Digital Economy

    This report sheds new light on the digital transformation and the strategies pursued by top innovators worldwide to generate knowledge and to appropriate the returns from their knowledge-based investment through industrial property (IP) rights. uncovers the extent to which information and communication technologies and activities are diffusing and have been adopted by actors operating in other technological and economic domains.

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  • 26-September-2017


    Marine biotechnology: Definitions, infrastructures and directions for innovation

    Several countries have been setting up strategic roadmaps to support marine biotechnologies that could drive innovation and help address the global sustainability goals of food, energy, and health. This report identifies and begins to address challenges facing cooperation on marine biotechnology across countries.

  • 22-September-2017


    The microbiome, diet and health: Towards a science and innovation agenda

    There is now strong evidence that microbiomes play an important role in human health, as there are clear linkages to many major non-communicable diseases. This report assesses the key policy challenges for innovation in the microbiome. It argues that if such a promising scientific field is to lead to innovative applications, policies on science and innovation must be improved in five areas.

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  • 8-September-2017


    Steelmaking Capacity

    The world’s nominal steelmaking capacity is estimated to reach 2.241 billion tonnes in 2014, more than double the capacity of 2000. The OECD is launches a database that details new investment projects in the industry by region and country in both developing and advanced economies through 2017 and beyond. The data portal makes data on steel projects in OECD countries fully accessible for the first time.

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  • 1-September-2017

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    The Next Production Revolution: A report for the G20

    The next production revolution entails a confluence of technologies ranging from a variety of digital technologies to new materials to new processes. As these technologies transform the production and the distribution of goods and services, they will have far-reaching consequences for productivity, skills, income distribution, well-being and the environment.

  • 31-August-2017


    OECD Telecommunication and Broadcasting Review of Mexico 2017

    The OECD Review of Telecommunication Policy and Regulation in Mexico, released in 2012, provided a comprehensive examination of the sector at the time, highlighting potential areas for regulatory and policy reform. Since then, the Mexican telecommunication sector has experienced substantial progress both from a legal and regulatory perspective, but also with respect to current market dynamics. The changes derive, to an important extent, from the reform that has taken place in Mexico since 2013, which closely reflect the 2012 OECD recommendations.This report assesses subsequent market developments in the telecommunication and broadcasting sectors in Mexico, evaluates the implementation of the 2012 OECD recommendations, and puts forward a number of recommendations for the future. It records the remarkable progress made in implementing policy and regulatory changes and identifies areas where more can be done to continue the momentum that has brought tangible benefits to the people of Mexico.
  • 20-July-2017

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    Going Digital: the Future of Work for Women

    This policy brief discusses the possible impact of digitalisation on women and men, and proposes a range of policies to ensure that technological change supports a closing, and not a widening, of gender gaps.

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