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  • 15-March-2018

    English

    Free trade zones are being used to traffic counterfeit goods

    Rapid growth in free trade zones – where economic activity is driven by reduced taxes and customs controls, light regulation and limited oversight – is unintentionally fostering growth in counterfeit goods trafficking, according to a new report by the OECD and the EU’s Intellectual Property Office.

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  • 8-March-2018

    Spanish

    La OCDE acoge con satisfacción el acuerdo CPTPP

    "La OCDE ha abogado durante mucho tiempo por una apertura del mercados que apoye el crecimiento sostenible e inclusivo", dijo el Secretario General de la OCDE, Angel Gurría, en respuesta a la firma del tratado.

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  • 8-March-2018

    English

    OECD welcomes CPTPP agreement

    “The OECD has long been an advocate for market openness that supports sustainable and inclusive growth.” OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría said in response to the signing.

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  • 6-March-2018

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  • 1-March-2018

    English

    OECD highlights serious weaknesses in the fight against illicit trade

    Inconsistent penalties, insufficient checks on small parcels, and a lack of information on shipments in free trade zones allow criminal networks to traffic billions of dollars worth of fake and prohibited goods each year. Today, the OECD introduced a new phase in its efforts to help governments counter these enforcement gaps and better protect consumers and businesses.

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  • 28-February-2018

    English

    International trade statistics: trends in fourth quarter 2017

    Robust growth in G20 international merchandise trade in fourth quarter of 2017

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  • 29-November-2017

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    International trade statistics: trends in third quarter 2017

    G20 merchandise trade growth accelerates to highest pace in six years

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  • 17-October-2017

    English

    United Kingdom: Maintain close ties with EU to meet challenges of Brexit

    The U.K. economy has weakened in the aftermath of the decision to leave the European Union. Maintaining close ties with the EU and implementing policies to boost productivity will be crucial for maintaining future living standards, according to a new report from the OECD.

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  • 29-August-2017

    English

    International trade statistics: trends in second quarter 2017

    Continued, albeit slower, G20 merchandise trade growth in Q2 2017

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  • 8-July-2017

    English

    OECD’s Gurría reaffirms need for global cooperation amid progress at G20 Summit

    International cooperation is now more critical than ever, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said following a G20 Leader’s Summit marked both by controversy but also advances on a range of policies to tackle global challenges.

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