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A traditional objective of agricultural support policy was to increase production or maintain it at a certain level. Consequently, almost all policies were closely linked to production. Tariffs, export subsidies and other methods were used to support market prices, farmers were given direct payments for boosting production and governments subsidised items such as fertilisers.Since the mid-1980s there has been a move away from these
Summary record of the 108th Meeting of the Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees, held on 25-26 September 2006.
China has the world's largest population but very limited supplies of water. This conference proceedings examines how China can best use its limited water resources in agriculture.
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This working paper examines the growing market for environmental goods and services in Israel.
Recent research at OECD provides new evidence that customs and administrative procedures have substantial effects on trade flows.
OECD Member countries and Brazil met in Paris to progress the review of the Sector Understanding on Export Credits for Civil Aircraft which sets out financial terms and conditions for officially supported export credits for such aircraft.
Details of the Policy Dialogue between OECD members and non-members on "Aid for Trade: From Policy to Practice" which took place in Doha, Qatar on 6 and 7 November 2006.
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This paper analyses the major determinants of change in the Chilean market for environmental goods and services, with a particular focus on water services and air pollution control.
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The most effective way to make trade work for development and poverty reduction is for countries to agree on much improved market access under the Doha round of talks at the World Trade Organization (WTO). Ambitious trade liberalisation can generate more gains for developing countries than any other area of international economic co-operation or development assistance.These arguments are a familiar theme of the Doha discussion. But
The Forum would consider Market access across various development dimensions including global (MFN) liberalisation, North-South trade and South-South trade, trade in services, and regional trade liberalisation (as a complement to multilateral liberalisation).