Governments appear increasingly inclined to apply border and domestic measures to restrict the export of raw materials. For industrial raw materials, the OECD is constructing an Inventory of measures that have been applied since 2009. The underlying survey covers some 100 countries, some 15 types of measures and most minerals, metals and wood. This paper analyses 2009-2010 data collected so far for the minerals and metals sector.
Indonesia can improve national food security by facilitating greater investment in agriculture, opening agri-food markets to greater international trade, reforming input subsidies and food aid schemes and moving away from self-sufficiency policy objectives, according to this report.
Developing effective policies to reduce illegal trade in environmentally sensitive goods requires a clear understanding of what drives this trade and the circumstances under which it thrives, says this report.
OECD Workshop on Competition between State-owned and Privately-owned Enterprises in International Markets, 18-19 October 2012
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Report on Validation of improved immunoassays for rapid and accurate identification of vesicular disease
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Summary on Proteome analysis on non-host resistance to plant viruses
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Report on Assessing the sustainability of farming systems in practice: effects of scale and farm diversification
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Report on Microbial ecology and pathogen inhibition in seafood preserved with lactic acid bacteria
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Report on water flow and solute transport in soil-root systems
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Report on Food production, food security and greenhouse gas emissions