International trade has grown rapidly in recent years, thanks in part to the progressive reduction of tariffs and quotas through successive rounds of multilateral trade liberalisation. However, this progress brings to light one of the remaining weak links of international trade, which prevents countries from drawing full benefits from the advantages of open global markets: border bottlenecks generated by inefficient, outdated and
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2009 Differentiated Discount Rates valid from 15 January 2009 to 14 January 2010.
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This paper looks at initiatives and collaborative efforts by food and agriculture ministries in promoting healthy diets and improved nutrition, to permit an exchange of policy experiences.
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New value creation strategies are being prepared by stakeholders in the agro-food sector, in an uncertain and competitive context of globalisation and the evolving expectations of consumers and society. This paper suggests some avenues to explore as new sources of value creation in the sector.
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This study analyses the People’s Republic of China’s trade policy environment with a focus on trade-related regulations and their role in supporting China’s market openness.
Transparency is critical to the development of a healthy business environment by reducing regulatory impediments, finds this study of China’s trade policy environment. The study focuses on trade-related regulations and their role in supporting China’s market openness.
Biography of Ken Ash, Director of the OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate.
The OECD with the support of the European Commission and the German Marshall Fund of the United States organized a Policy Dialogue on Aid for Trade during 3-4 November 2008 in the OECD Conference Centre. www.oecd.org/trade/aftdialogue2008
The Participants to the Aircraft Sector Understanding (ASU) met in Paris at the OECD.
Export Credits: Enhanced peer review process.