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15-February-2010

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OECD Agriculture Ministers to meet in Paris 25-26 February 2010 – press conference

With billions more people to feed, world food production will have to rise by nearly 50 % in the next 20 years. The farming sector will also be faced with diminishing land and water resources and the impact of climate change.

25-September-2009

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OECD-G20: International standards on structural policies key to emerging from crisis

Secretary-General Gurría called for the need to agree on common international targets in areas such as innovation and green growth predicting "they could become the overarching umbrella for the G20 Framework’s structural agenda".Gurria's remarks to G20 leaders reflected the fact that the focus on structural policies will constitute the principal element of the OECD's contribution to future work on the G20 Framework Strong, Sustainable

14-September-2009

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OECD, WTO and UNCTAD call on G20 for stronger commitment to more open trade and investment

The OECD, World Trade Organisation and the UN’s Conference of Trade and Development have called on the leaders of the G20 countries to make a stronger commitment to open trade and investment as the global economy begins its recovery from the crisis.

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2-July-2009

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Aid for Trade is building stronger economies

All countries need to trade, with their neighbours and globally, to sustain long-term economic growth. Some low-income countries lack the instutitions, infrastructure to benefit from open markets and lift their people out of poverty.

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19-May-2009

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World trade set to fall 13 percent, OECD urges governments to avoid protectionism

With world trade volumes likely to shrink by as much as 13 percent in 2009 from 2008 levels, the OECD is urging governments to avoid protectionist measures and keep markets open in order to allow economies to benefit from the recovery when it comes.

24-April-2009

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Export Credits Statement - 24 April 2009

Export Credits Statement - 24 April 2009

24-April-2009

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Coordination of export credit support agreed to help boost trade flows

Thirty-five countries have agreed to co-ordinate export credit support to help boost international trade and investment during the economic crisis. The OECD will host regular meetings to exchange information and monitor progress.

19-March-2009

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Crisis is an opportunity to revive trade reforms, says OECD report

Resisting protectionism and reviving stalled trade reforms would help the major emerging economies build on the progress achieved over the past two decades and emerge from the crisis with their trade performance strengthened, says a new OECD report.

17-March-2009

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Freer trade and well targeted support are keys to food security in emerging markets - OECD report

As the global economic slowdown threatens to increase food insecurity among the world’s poor, a new OECD report calls on the major emerging economies to ensure their agricultural policies are focussed on long-term sustainability rather than short-term fixes..

12-November-2008

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OECD preparing two-pillar action plan in response to crisis, says Gurría

OECD is preparing a two-pillar action plan for governments, as part of a global response to the world financial crisis, calling for tighter regulation and oversight of financial markets and improved national policies to promote economic growth.

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