Publications & Documents

  • 31-January-2008


    Ecuador - Facilitating Trade and Structural Adjustment: Experiences in Non-Member Countries

    This case study of Ecuador forms part of a project studying experiences in non-member economies and provides lessons learned on how economies can successfully adjust to trade reform.

  • 28-November-2006


    China's Trade and Growth: Impact on Selected OECD Countries

    Substantial gains for China and a rather limited impact on OECD economies would result from China’s implementation of WTO commitments or completed liberalisation in the area of tariffs and services, according to this paper.

  • 13-October-2006


    Examining the trade effect of certain customs and administrative procedures

    Recent research at OECD provides new evidence that customs and administrative procedures have substantial effects on trade flows.

  • 25-September-2006


    "Aid for Trade: From Policy to Practice", Doha, Qatar, 6-7 November, 2006

    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.

  • 1-September-2006


    OECD Global Forum on Trade: A trade policy dialogue on the multiple dimensions of market access and development, Mexico City, Mexico, 23-24 October 2006

    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).

  • 21-August-2006


    The Doha Development Round of trade negotiations: understanding the issues

    More open markets have brought economic benefits to a broad range of countries over the years, including many in the developing world. How can the Doha Development Agenda talks on further opening up markets in agriculture, industrial and consumer goods, and services be made to live up to their name? Who stands to gain from more open markets and less government support in agriculture? How can developing countries make the most of new

  • 30-May-2006


    Logistics and time as a trade barrier

    This paper analyses the relation between time for exports and imports, logistics services and international trade.

  • 28-March-2006


    Special and differential treatment in the area of trade facilitation

    The objective of this study is to offer reflections on how special and differential treatment for trade facilitation may be shaped by the cost implications of measures included in the future agreement.

  • 10-October-2005


    Trade and Structural Adjustment: Embracing Globalisation

    This book identifies the requirements for successful reallocation of labour and capital to more efficient uses in response to globalisation and the emergence of new sources of competition, technological change and shifting consumer preferences.

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  • 7-October-2005

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    Policy Brief : Making open markets work for development

    Will developing countries really gain substantially from further multilateral trade liberalisation? This is a vital issue for the Doha Development Agenda (DDA) talks at the World Trade Organization (WTO) and a requirement for their successful conclusion.It is clear that many developing countries have benefited from multilateral trade negotiations and the resultant market-opening agreements in the decades since the Second World War.

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