Presentations made during the 108th Session of the OECD's Council Working Party on Shipbuilding on 9-10 July 2009.
Discussion on Economic Downturn
The Secretariat set the scene for the discussions by presenting a paper on recent global economic developments related to the economic crisis:
The Secretariat presented the work of the OECD's Steel Committee and the effects of the economic crisis on steel which is a signifiant input on shipbuilding:
Industry/Labour outlook - Industry and labout representatives made presentations to update the WP6 on the actual and expected impact of the economic downturn on shipbuilding:
Plans by governments in response to the economic crisis, including shipbuilding industry specific stimulus packages and other measures:
Delegations were invited to discuss possible future short and long-term policy agendas to deal with the impact of the economic downturn on the shipbuilding sector: