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.
The OECD with the support of the European Commission and the German Marshall Fund of the United States organized a Policy Dialogue on Aid for Trade during 3-4 November 2008 in the OECD Conference Centre. www.oecd.org/trade/aftdialogue2008
The Participants to the Aircraft Sector Understanding (ASU) met in Paris at the OECD.
Export Credits: Enhanced peer review process.
Representatives from Stakeholders met with OECD Members to exchange views on issues relating to the work undertaken by the Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees and the Participants to the Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits
OECD is preparing a two-pillar action plan for governments, as part of a global response to the world financial crisis, calling for tighter regulation and oversight of financial markets and improved national policies to promote economic growth.
Donors should honour their aid for trade pledges to developing countries despite the economic crisis, said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría as he opened the OECD Policy Dialogue on Aid for Trade, held in Paris on 3 November 2008.
The current international standard for the compilation of balance of payments statistics is the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual, 5th edition (BPM5) published in 1993.
The IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) website provides extensive information on current balance of payments compilation practices by most OECD Member countries and many non-member countries.
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Foreign direct investment (FDI) represents an increasingly important dimension of international economic integration with global FDI flows growing faster than output over the past two decades.