This collection of studies is intended as a practical tool to help negotiators navigate the numerous, complex issues that have arisen in international discussions over liberalising trade in environmental goods and services. In addition to explaining the background to the two earlier lists of environmental goods, the different chapters: Explore various practical issues related to the classification of environmental goods, including
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Letter from the Chairman of the Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees (ECG) and the Participants to the Arrangement to the Facilitator of the International Campaign on Export Credit Agencies, on outcome of Export Credit Meetings in OECD on Environment and future consultations.
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The OECD Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees (ECG) met on 14 and 15 November 2005. The main issues for discussion were officially supported export credits in the context of establishing dialogues with Non-Member Economies, measures to deter bribery and planning for the review of the OECD Recommendation on export credits and the environment.
The studies in this volume review concerns that exporters and governments have raised about market access ...
Statement from a number of OECD Member countries concerning export credits and hydro-power projects.
At their meeting on 16 November, the Participants to the Export Credit Arrangement decided that the extended repayment terms and financial conditions for renewable energies and water projects....
The Workshop and Policy Dialogue seek to enhance the dialogue between developing and developed countries on market-access issues related to technical barriers to trade (TBT) and expand the knowledge base that can feed into policy and technical discussions in the WTO and other fora in the field.
This book identifies the requirements for successful reallocation of labour and capital to more efficient uses in response to globalisation and the emergence of new sources of competition, technological change and shifting consumer preferences.
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Will developing countries really gain substantially from further multilateral trade liberalisation? This is a vital issue for the Doha Development Agenda (DDA) talks at the World Trade Organization (WTO) and a requirement for their successful conclusion.It is clear that many developing countries have benefited from multilateral trade negotiations and the resultant market-opening agreements in the decades since the Second World War.
This document contains the detailed responses provided by Members of the OECD's Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees to the Surveys on Measures Taken to Combat Bribery in Officially Supported Export Credits.