1999 edition of this annual publication analyses the world Steel market. It provides the most up-to-date figures and the short-term outlook showing developments in the world steel market by area, and the main characteristics, apparent consumption, trade and production.
Quarterly data on new orders, state of the orderbook and ships completed
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The "Agreement Respecting Normal Competitive Conditions in the Commercial Shipbuilding and Repair Industry" aims at establishing, a 'level playing field' in the commercial shipbuilding and repair industry.
This paper provides a link between the degree of entrepreneurial activity in a country and the growth performance.
This paper compares venture capital activity across OECD countries by taking into account international venture capital flows.
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Services are transforming OECD economies on a massive scale, but are still impeded by regulations and policies that stifle innovation and competition. Comprehensive reforms need to be pursued internationally as well as in individual OECD countrie...
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OECD Business and Industry Policy Forum on Environmental Management: Challenges for Industry, Paris, 27 September 2000.
What is driving recent growth in OECD countries? Whether or not it is appropriate to speak of a "new economy", innovation and technology play crucial roles.
This paper reviews recent trends in international strategic alliances, which have grown more than five-fold between 1989 and 1999, paralleling the increase in cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As).
This STI Working Paper deals with this group of rapidly expanding firms. It does so by placing the discussion into a context of entrepreneurship, arguing that there are two main aspects to this notion: one of business start-ups and market entry, and another one of innovation.