Both the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the OECD New Approaches to Economic Challenges explicitly recognise that trade and investment are not goals in themselves, but are a means to an end. That desired end is stronger and more inclusive growth, better jobs for more people, and improved societal well-being.
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The STRI engineering services sector note is a two-page summary of the Services Trade Restrictiveness Index results for the sector.
The Official documents of the Arrangement: historical documents and current version.
The services trade restrictiveness country notes allow you to explore restrictiveness for 42 different countries including OECD members and key partners Brazil, Russia, India, Indonesia, China and South Africa.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría congratulates the World Trade Organization and its members for their accomplishments at the 10th WTO Ministerial in Nairobi.
G20 total international merchandise trade continues to fall in Q3 2015
This study examines the Peruvian and Colombian experiences as regards some aspects of the management of their extractive industries.
The Sector Understandings contain specific disciplines governing the use of export credits in certain sectors. The Sector Understandings are annexed to the Arrangement on officially supported export credits.
The Guidelines seek to address the problems that arise from national VAT systems being applied in an uncoordinated way. They set standards that should ensure neutrality in cross-border trade and a more coherent taxation of business-to-business (B2B) trade in services.
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This paper assesses the achievements and challenges of the WTO-led Aid for Trade initiative. After outlining the achievements, the paper discusses where to put the emphasis, how to expand partnerships, how to enhance effectiveness; and, most importantly, how to retain interest in using aid to make trade work for the poor.