The service economy is driving growth in most OECD countries. It represents a large part of economic activity and its importance continues to grow.
The forum will discuss major technical factors in the establishment of harmonised tourism statistics in an environment that strengthens co-operation between governments, the private sector, researchers, academics and international organisations.
This report presents the patterns and main trends of the internationalisation of industrial R&D. It also probes the possible consequences of this phenomenon, which constitutes the most advanced stage in the globalisation process.
The Third International Forum on Tourism Statistics, organised by Portugal's National Statistical Office and Tourism Directorate in co-operation with Eurostat and the OECD.