Export Credits: Enhanced peer review process.
Trade in fish does not lead to a decline in food security and availability of fish for the population of developing countries, according to this study of industrial and small-scale fisheries in the economy of Sub-Sahara Africa.
Representatives from Stakeholders met with OECD Members to exchange views on issues relating to the work undertaken by the Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees and the Participants to the Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits
Information on the Global Forum on Agriculture held in Paris on 20-21 November 2008 on the subject of Agricultural Policies in Emerging Economies.
Donors should honour their aid for trade pledges to developing countries despite the economic crisis, said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría as he opened the OECD Policy Dialogue on Aid for Trade, held in Paris on 3 November 2008.
The Multilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products is a world standard guide to the names of fish and fish products traded internationally. This fifth edition comprises 1187 items, with descriptions in English and French and the equivalents for the main headings in 18 other languages: Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish. Indexes are provided for each language, including an index of scientific names for species of fish, shellfish, etc.
This set of standards is published within the framework of the activities of the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables set up by OECD in 1962. It comprises comments and illustrations to facilitate the common interpretation of standards in force and is therefore a valuable tool for both the Inspection Authorities and professional bodies responsible for the application of standards or interested in the international trade in these products.
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Foreign direct investment (FDI) represents an increasingly important dimension of international economic integration with global FDI flows growing faster than output over the past two decades.
As guidance to countries wishing to include environmental provisions in regional trade agreements (RTAs), this document provides a checklist on environmental issues for negotiators of RTAs.
High levels of policy support for biofuel contributes little to reduced greenhouse-gas emissions and other policy objectives, while it adds to a range of factors that raise international prices for food commodities.