Working Papers


  • 21-August-2009

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    India’s Trade Integration, Realising the Potential

    This study examines economic implications of India’s trade and trade policy reforms during the period from 1990 to 2007. It first describes India’s economic growth and the composition and performance of its trade at the product and broad sector level.

  • 21-August-2009

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    South Africa's Trade and Growth

    This paper examines key trade and trade related issues facing South Africa and describes South Africa’s re-entry into the global trade architecture and its economic growth in the context of its trade performance.

  • 22-January-2009

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    Recovery and Beyond: Enhancing Competitiveness to Realise Indonesia’s Trade Potential

    There is much scope for trade to enhance economic growth in Indonesia. This paper analyses Indonesian trade policy following the Asian Financial crisis, and identifies some key reforms that may help to increase competitiveness.

  • 21-January-2009

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    China's Trade and Growth: Impact on selected OECD countries

    This paper analyses China’s trade policy environment following China's entry into the WTO. It examines China's role in international processing activities and the impact of China’s integration into world’s goods and services markets on selected OECD countries using a general equilibrium mode

  • 19-December-2008

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    Enhancing Market Openness Through Regulatory Reform in the People's Republic of China

    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.

  • 18-December-2008

    English

    Enhancing Market Openness through Regulatory Reform in the People's Republic of China

    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.

  • 31-January-2008

    English

    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

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    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

    English

    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.

  • 30-May-2006

    English

    Logistics and time as a trade barrier

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

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