18-July-2014

English

B20 Panel: The next wave of global investment: what and where?

Since the start of the crisis, a growing number of OECD countries have been reporting declining inward and outward FDI, a phenomenon that could be described as ‘investment de-globalisation’. Governments must take immediate and vigorous action to reverse such trends by removing unnecessary barriers and complexities that hinder investment, said OECD Secretary-General.

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17-July-2014

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Global value chains offer opportunities for growth, jobs and development, but more must be done so all countries and firms can participate equally, according to a new OECD-WTO-World Bank Group report

Global Value Chains (GVCs) are a dominant feature of the world economy that impact growth, jobs and development, but numerous challenges remain to ensure that all countries and all firms have the opportunity to participate and benefit.

18-June-2014

English

Monitoring trade and investment measures

G20 Leaders are firmly committed to open trade and investment and to resisting protectionism in all its forms. They have mandated WTO, OECD and UNCTAD – the leading international organisations in the area of international trade and investment policies – to monitor policy developments and report publicly on these commitments.

18-June-2014

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11th OECD-WTO-UNCTAD report on G20 trade and investment measures

This report covers investment measures taken between mid November 2013 and mid May 2014 and was prepared in response to the G20 Leaders' request of 2 April 2009 for quarterly public reporting on their adherence to their trade and investment policy commitments.

5-May-2014

English

G20 Australian Presidency - OECD Stocktaking Seminar on Global Value Chains 2014

Ministers, G20 Sherpas, international organisations and policy makers come together at the OECD to examine the progress made to date on measuring trade in value-added terms and to distill the policy implications.

6-September-2013

English

Growth and Trade

Trade and investment are a key source of growth and an area where the G20 can be credited with important achievements, such as the standstill and the rejection of protectionism. Further trade liberalisation can be a powerful, timely, non-debt stimulus to the world economy, said OECD Secretary-General.

30-May-2013

English

Global Value Chains

The emergence of GVCs challenges our conventional wisdom on how we look at economic globalisation and in particular, the policies that we develop around it. The OECD is preparing a broad range of work to help policy makers understand the effects of GVCs on a number of policy domains.

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29-May-2013

English

G20/ OECD Stocktaking Seminar on Global Value Chains

A wide range of stakeholders examined the progress made on measuring trade in value added terms and to extract and clarify the emerging policy implications that can be employed to stimulate strong, balanced and job-rich growth.

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19-April-2012

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Discussion Note on Trade, Growth & Jobs

Discussion note on Trade, Growth & Jobs for Meeting of G20 Ministers of Trade 19-20 April 2012, Mexico

19-April-2012

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Discussion Note on Strengthening the Multilateral Trading System

Given the emergence of regional and global value chains, new measures of trade in value added terms are needed to identify where income and jobs are created as goods and services cross borders multiple times. Discussion note for Meeting of G20 Ministers of Trade 19-20 April 2012, Mexico

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