The OECD began work on multifunctionality following the 1998 Ministerial meeting during which the topic received lot of attention. Since then a series of reports and working papers have been produced.
According to the OECD Secretary-General, the current international food crisis is a global challenge and agricultural commodity prices should remain high and grow more volatile in the next decade.
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Adapting to change is vital for success in the modern global economy, for individuals, companies, industries and regions. New technologies breed new industries, and freer trade leads to new markets as well as global competition. “Structural adjustment” or adaptation to structural change is necessary for economies to reap the benefits of new technologies and emerging market opportunities. But such structural change can create losers as
This report focuses on the capitalisation of government support into land rents and prices, assesses the consequences of inflated asset values, and suggests lessons for future policy making.
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The Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits has moved from a relatively simple to a more sophisticated market-reflective instrument, worth commemorating, especially in the light of its continuing relevance and dynamism.
OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 64. This study describes recent developments in international trade and OECD labour markets and the links between them. It studies OECD labour market impacts of offshoring, trade in tasks and the integration of emerging economies in the world economy.
Are current agricultural policies based on measurable objectives? Is the current policy set adequately addressing stated objectives? What could an improved agricultural policy set look like and how to get onto a reform trajectory?
Documents listed in home page of export credits
This report is an analysis of the Korean agricultural sector and Korean agricultural policy.
Information on the OECD Global Forum on Trade, held in Paris on 25-26 June 2008.