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Sergio Arzeni is the Director of the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, and Local Development (CFE) in Paris, France.
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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points which was held on 19-20 June 2007. IT provides an account of the actions the adhering governments have taken of the 12 months to June 2007 to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy.
Jointly organised by the OECD and China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), this seminar on took place on 9 September 2007, in Xiamen, China, on the occasion of the 11th China International Fair for Investment and Trade.
This report analyses the interactions between the investment and services chapters of 20 regional trade agreements. It classifies agreements into two broad categories of NAFTA-inspired and GATS-inspired agreements and identifies four major types of interaction between the investment and trade in services chapters. The report then looks at the implications of the services/investment interface for levels of investment protection and
OECD Revisions Analysis Database for the Index of Industrial Production.
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Globalisation raises many important challenges and is high on the policy agenda in many OECD countries. Globalisation itself is not new – the process of international economic integration has been underway for decades – but the pace and scale of today’s globalisation is unprecedented.One reason for the speeding-up of the whole globalisation process is the rapid emergence of “global value chains”. The whole process of producing goods,
This report provides new insights into offshoring, which has become a fact of life for business, and describes the wide-ranging effects that offshoring can have on domestic employment -- the positive, as well as the negative.
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This report, prepared in 2007, examines in detail the impact of decreased capital markets activity in the shipbuilding sector.
A review of Bulgaria's SME & tourism sector by international tourism experts, offering specific policy recommendations. This review is useful in considering further development of Bulgaria's new national tourism strategy.
Summary of the 104th meeting of the WP6.