The services trade restrictiveness country comparison allows you to explore restrictiveness for countries across different sectors and compare them with other countries in the database.
The Services Trade Restrictiveness Index helps policy makers identify barriers to international trade and implement measures to make services markets more open and more efficient.
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Exports increasingly rely on imports, that is to say intermediate goods and services. This means that they consequently rely on value added in the countries that manufacture inputs into their export goods and services. Trade in value added (TiVA) is an approach used to estimate a breakdown of the value added–by country and industry– to a good or service produced for export or consumed in the domestic economy.
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The March 2014 Market Monitor for the Agricultural Market Information System
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This brand new report from the OECD examines the potential impact of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement concluded in Bali on trade costs.
Current account balance, exports and imports of goods and services (millions $US). The series are updated continuously.
Provides access to long time series of growth rates for a number of Key Economic Indicators (GDP, production, cyclical indicators, standardised unemployment rates, prices, financial indicators, trade...) collected within the Main Economic Indicators database.
Newsletter with editorial information and policy papers from the Trade and Agriculture Directorate at the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Talks to free up more trade and investment between the European Union and the United States got under way early in 2013. A good agreement in 2014 would be a positive thing, and not just for the EU and the US.
This paper examines some of the policies in place in Botswana that have contributed to the governance and management of its substantial minerals sector.