Responses to the Survey on Environment and Officially Supported Export Credits.
Is there a role for trade liberalisation and facilitation in zeroing in on corruption and supporting integrity in trade? Yes – and a greater one than you might think.
Information in respect of Category A and Category B projects notified by Members of the Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees (ECG), pursuant to the OECD Recommendation on Common Approaches for Officially Supported Export Credits and Environmental and Social Due Diligence.
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.
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.
Mounting fears of another slowdown in the global economy call for bolder policy responses. Trade and investment are a case in point. The latest WTO forecasts suggest 2015 will be the fourth year running that global trade volumes grow less than 3%, barely at—or below—the rate of GDP growth. Before
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OECD Trade Facilitation Indicators for the ASEAN region last updated July 2015.
OECD has recently undertaken an assessment of the extent and nature of Investment by State Enterprises in International Trade.
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Policy brief detailing the findings from the 2015 OECD Trade Facilitation Indicators and the potential impact of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement on trade costs.
New OECD Insights blog exploring the relationship between international trade and agriculture.