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.
Science and technology improves human health but the pressure for faster and larger improvements is increasing in this area. A fundamental starting point for better understanding the impact of innovation on health is the measurement of research and development.
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.
The growing use of network technologies and the global nature of electronic commerce increase the likelihood that consumers will interact with businesses outside of their home country.
A comprehensive inventory of existing consumer protection laws, fair business, fair marketing and disclosure requirements in the context of electronic commerce.
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Since the introduction of competition in the telecommunication sector, there have been significant changes in the structure of the telecommunications market.
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In early 1999, the OECD launched an internationally comparable study of the diffusion and economic and competitive impacts of business-to-business electronic commerce over the Internet.
This paper provides a perspective from evolutionary economic theory on recent growth differences in the OECD area.