Blog post on the OECD Insights blog discussing the conclusions from the new book on Export Restrictions in Raw Materials Trade: Facts, Fallacies and Better Practices.
The OECD hosted a successful Seminar on Trade Facilitating Effects of International Regulatory Cooperation in Food and Agriculture on 21 November 2014 in Paris.
OECD-ASEAN Regional Conference on Policies for Food Security taking place in Indonesia on the 11-12 of November 2014.
This one-day Conference on Trade in Raw Materials will be held in the OECD Conference Centre in Paris on Monday November 3rd, 2014.
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To help governments improve their border procedures, reduce trade costs, boost trade flows and reap greater benefits from international trade, OECD has developed a set of trade facilitation indicators.
Trade in Raw Materials visualization represents a subset of the OECD Inventory of export restrictions on industrial raw materials.
Businesses and policy makers are concerned by recent trends in export restrictions on strategic raw materials like rare earths, metals and food commodities. Through data and analysis, OECD is working to bring more transparency and discipline to the use of these restrictions.
This workshop, organised jointly by the Agricultural Trade Promotion Center of the Ministry of Agriculture (ATPC) of China and the OECD, will discuss the key policy issue of how to ensure that productivity growth in agriculture globally and, in particular, in China is sufficient to meet growing demand and that it is done sustainably.
Recreational fishing is a popular pastime in many countries and understanding its impact is crucial to proper fisheries and stock management.
Latest indications confirm the abundance of wheat supplies and improved production prospects for maize. The outlook for soybeans is equally positive. Although rice production prospects have been revised downward somewhat, availabilities remain ample. Against this background, international prices of AMIS crops generally weakened in September.