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  • 6-October-2015

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    OECD Secretary-General Gurría hails TPP agreement

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement reached between governments in the dynamic Asia-Pacific region.

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  • 21-September-2015

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    Support to fossil fuels remains high and the time is ripe for change

    Government support to fossil fuel consumption and production in OECD countries and key emerging economies remains high, at USD 160-200 billion annually, according to a new OECD report. This support is hampering global efforts to curb emissions and combat climate change.

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  • 10-September-2015

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    International trade statistics: trends in second quarter 2015

    G7 and BRIICS merchandise trade continues to slow in second quarter of 2015

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  • 4-June-2015

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    OECD Ministers reinforce importance of investment for strong, green and inclusive growth

    The OECD’s Annual Meeting at Ministerial Level reinforced member governments’ support across a broad range of key OECD work.

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  • 4-June-2015

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    Global trade costs could drop dramatically if countries implement WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, OECD says

    Implementing the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) could reduce worldwide trade costs by anywhere from 12.5% to 17.5%, according to new OECD analysis, with the greatest benefits accruing in developing countries.

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  • 28-May-2015

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    International trade statistics: trends in first quarter 2015

    International trade slows sharply in first quarter of 2015

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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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 7-May-2014

    English

    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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