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  • 4-June-2015

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    Implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: The Potential Impact on Trade Costs

    Policy brief detailing the findings from the 2015 OECD Trade Facilitation Indicators and the potential impact of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement on trade costs.

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  • 23-April-2015

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    Policy Note on Participation of Developing Countries in Global Value Chains

    4-page policy note detailing the key results and recommendations from OECD Trade Policy Paper 179 on the Participation of Developing Countries in Global Value Chains.

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  • 23-April-2015

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    New OECD analysis of developing country participation in global value chains

    Although global value chains (GVCs) are often considered a defining feature of the current wave of globalisation, little is known about what drives GVC participation; what the benefits associated to growing participation are; or how developing countries engage and benefit from GVCs. This brand new paper provides empirical evidence of the benefits that developing countries can draw from integrating into GVCs.

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  • 23-April-2015

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    Summary Paper of Report on Participation of Developing countries in Global Value Chains

    24-page summary paper of the OECD trade policy paper #179 on participation of developing countries in global value chains available on the OECD iLibrary.

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  • 18-March-2015

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    Introduction to the Southeast Asia Regional Programme

    Introduction document to the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme featuring work on Trade in Value-Added, Services, Global Value Chains and their relevance to ASEAN countries.

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  • 18-March-2015

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    Southeast Asia Regional Programme (SEARP)

    The aim of the initiative is to build a closer dialogue on trade issues between ASEAN and OECD members and to identify areas of mutual interest in trade policy.

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  • 8-August-2014

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    OECD-tad-protection-of-trade-secrets-web-annotation

    The protection of trade secrets web annotation explains the need and reasons for the creation of the OECD's Trade Secrets Protection Index available through the iLibrary.

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  • 14-April-2014

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    International Business Dialogue 2014: Better Regulation to Enhance Trade

    The objective of the International Business Dialogue 2014 is to collect input from the business community on regulatory impediments to trade and identify areas to improve international regulatory cooperation.

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  • 14-May-2013

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    Global Production Networks and Employment: A Developing Country Perspective

    International firms in developing economies tend to employ more workers and pay higher wages than firms dealing exclusively with the domestic market, according to this paper demonstrating the links between global value chains (GVCs)and labour market outcomes. Engagement in international activities provides greater opportunities for women to enter the formal employment market.

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  • 14-May-2013

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    Global Value Chains and Developing Country Employment: A Literature Review

    How do global value chains (GVCs) impact employment markets in developing countries? This paper reviews the literature on the subject, focusing on the labour market impacts of three processes that lie at the core of GVC development: importing, exporting, and foreign direct investment (FDI). Two case studies are presented

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