The OECD Global Forum on Agriculture 2005 brought together developed and developing country representatives to discuss inter-linkages between agricultural-related policies and development objectives.
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Letter from the Chairman of the Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees (ECG) and the Participants to the Arrangement to the Facilitator of the International Campaign on Export Credit Agencies, on outcome of Export Credit Meetings in OECD on Environment and future consultations.
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The OECD Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees (ECG) met on 14 and 15 November 2005. The main issues for discussion were officially supported export credits in the context of establishing dialogues with Non-Member Economies, measures to deter bribery and planning for the review of the OECD Recommendation on export credits and the environment.
The studies in this volume review concerns that exporters and governments have raised about market access ...
Statement from a number of OECD Member countries concerning export credits and hydro-power projects.
At their meeting on 16 November, the Participants to the Export Credit Arrangement decided that the extended repayment terms and financial conditions for renewable energies and water projects....
This review examines China’s agricultural policy context and trends while measuring the extent of support provided to its agriculture on the basis of consistent and internationally comparable analysis.
Agriculture and Development: The Case for Policy Coherence defines the ‘where’ (country impact), ‘how’ (most damaging forms of support), ‘which’ (commodity aspects) and ‘who’ (household effects) of agricultural policy reform. It treats the effects of four main categories of OECD country agricultural policies: domestic, trade, regulatory, and development co-operation policies. In each case it identifies the implications from the
OECD’s Global Forum on Trade 2004 on Negotiating on Trade Facilitation: Implications for Developing Countries
This review measures the level and composition of support to Brazilian agriculture, and evaluates the effectiveness of current measures in attaining their objectives. The study finds that Brazil provides much lower support to its agricultural sector than most OECD countries. However, a large and increasing share of that support is provided in the form of credit subsidies; support which could be more productively oriented to areas such