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  • 26-February-2015

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    International trade statistics: trends in fourth quarter 2014

    Mixed signals on trade in Q4 2014 as US dollar appreciates against major currencies

  • 27-November-2014

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    International trade statistics: trends in third quarter 2014

    Merchandise trade growth picks up strongly in Q3 2014 in China and India but slows in most other major economies

  • 10-September-2014

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    International trade statistics: trends in second quarter 2014

    Merchandise trade broadly stable in the second quarter of 2014, with diverging patterns across major economies

  • 17-July-2014

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    Global value chains offer opportunities for growth, jobs and development, but more must be done so all countries and firms can participate equally, according to a new OECD-WTO-World Bank Group report

    Global Value Chains (GVCs) are a dominant feature of the world economy that impact growth, jobs and development, but numerous challenges remain to ensure that all countries and all firms have the opportunity to participate and benefit.

  • 27-May-2014

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    International trade statistics: trends in first quarter 2014

    Merchandise trade declines across most major economies in first quarter of 2014

  • 19-May-2014

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    African countries need to tap global markets more effectively to strengthen their economies, says new African Economic Outlook

    By participating more effectively in the global production of goods and services, Africa can transform its economy and achieve a development breakthrough, according to the latest African Economic Outlook, released at the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings.

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  • 7-May-2014

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    Expanding services trade offers major opportunities for growth and jobs, OECD says

    The OECD’s new Services Trade Restrictiveness Index (STRI), released during the Organisation’s annual Ministerial Council Meeting, provides a unique and comprehensive snapshot of services trade restrictions across 18 sectors in 40 leading economies, representing over 80% of global services trade.

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  • 27-February-2014

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    International trade statistics: trends in fourth quarter 2013

    Merchandise trade continues to pick-up across most major economies in fourth quarter of 2013

  • 9-January-2014

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    New export credit rules will boost railway development and help countries achieve greener growth, OECD says

    New international rules on state financing of rail exports will boost the development of cleaner transportation infrastructure and help countries meet green growth objectives, the OECD said.

  • 7-December-2013

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    OECD Secretary-General hails new WTO agreement: a victory for multilateralism

    Mr Gurría said the trade facilitation agreement at the core of the new package would cut red tape and speed border crossings worldwide, offering an important boost to world trade and the global economy. "As OECD work has highlighted, the benefits of lowering costs for traders are significant, and are particularly welcome today, given the slow growth seen in so many countries," Mr Gurría said.

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