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Newsletter with editorial information and policy papers from the Trade and Agriculture Directorate at the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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The OECD-Eurostat Trade by Enterprise Characteristics database (TEC) reveals that 4.5% of US firms sell to foreign markets (Figure 1). On average, a similar share of EU firms exports to other European Union member countries, but only 2.7% of EU firms export outside EU markets.
Developing countries and economies can see real benefits from trade liberalisation, which can play a role in economic development and poverty alleviation.
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The economic crisis is placing severe strains on the global trade and investment system. Although few of the corrective measures currently being proposed are protectionist in intent, history reminds us not to be complacent.
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This first issue of Statistics Brief covers a very important subject, international trade statistics, which plays a vital part in OECD's monitoring, analysis and projections of macroeconomic developments in individual economies and the world economy.