Summary record of the 114th Meeting of the Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees held on the 22 April 2008.
The Participants to the Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits met in Paris at the OECD on 23-24 April 2008, for the 102nd time.
The Participants to the Aircraft Sector Understanding (ASU) met in Paris at the OECD for their first 2008 Meeting on 24 and 25 April and continued the work mandated by the provisions of the Understanding.
According to the OECD Secretary-General, the current international food crisis is a global challenge and agricultural commodity prices should remain high and grow more volatile in the next decade.
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Adapting to change is vital for success in the modern global economy, for individuals, companies, industries and regions. New technologies breed new industries, and freer trade leads to new markets as well as global competition. “Structural adjustment” or adaptation to structural change is necessary for economies to reap the benefits of new technologies and emerging market opportunities. But such structural change can create losers as
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The Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits has moved from a relatively simple to a more sophisticated market-reflective instrument, worth commemorating, especially in the light of its continuing relevance and dynamism.
OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 64. This study describes recent developments in international trade and OECD labour markets and the links between them. It studies OECD labour market impacts of offshoring, trade in tasks and the integration of emerging economies in the world economy.
Documents listed in home page of export credits
Information on the OECD Global Forum on Trade, held in Paris on 25-26 June 2008.
OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 60. The report focuses on the complementarities between trade, investment and competition policies and analyses how policy coherence can be promoted in these three important areas that shape incentives for markets to be more competitive.