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The STAN Bilateral Trade Database by Industry and End-use category (BTDIxE) provides values of exports and imports of goods for OECD countries and non member economies. Data are presented by partner country, by industry and by end-use category from 1990 onwards.
Co-organised by OECD and ESCAP in Bangkok, this conference focused on how converging international corporate responsibility instruments can enhance responsible business practices in the Asia Pacific region.
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The objective of this report is to summarise key developments pertaining to steelmaking raw material
markets and policies by bringing together work conducted recently under the auspices of the OECD Steel Committee. The report is organised around two broad areas: market issues and government policies.
This seminar aimed to advance shared understandings on policies to make the most of cross-border capital flows in support of growth and development and on the value of international co-operation, including the OECD Codes of Liberalisation, in the current context of serious global financial turbulence.
Secretary-General Angel Gurría discussed how co-operation is key in order to best use international capital flows as a tool to finance growth and development that make our economies more prosperous and resilient while dealing with their challenges.
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Organised in Paris on 8 October 2012, the 17th Roundtable discussed recent investment policy developments including continued discussions focusing on investor-state dispute settlement.
The Latin America and Caribbean-OECD Investment Initiative promotes dialogue and closer co-operation on pressing issues facing the investment policy community in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The upgrading of workforce skills is key to the competitiveness of SMEs. In today’s business environment there is a premium on innovation that enables firms to develop new products and services, new production processes and new business models.
This report aims to help environmental and other competent authorities in OECD countries to promote green business practices among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It analyses different ways to establish environmental regulatory requirements for facilities with low environmental risk (most of which are SMEs).
Can governments play a positive role in boosting their countries’ industrial sectors? This OECD Observer article investigates.