Reports


  • 25-June-2011

    English, , 706kb

    Israel - Enhancing Market Openness, Intellectual Property Rights and Compliance through Regulatory Reform

    Over the last two decades, Israel has opened its economy to international trade and investment by lowering tariffs and improving the domestic regulatory environment for business. This review describes progress on regulatory reform in Israel, which suggests these overall trends will continue.

  • 25-June-2011

    English

    Reviews of Market Openness: Chile, Estonia, Israel and Slovenia

    As part of the OECD accession process, Chile, Estonia, Israel and Slovenia participated in Reviews of Market Openness with the OECD Trade Committee. These country reviews examine to what extent domestic regulations directly or indirectly distort or facilitate international competition.

  • 25-June-2011

    English, , 650kb

    Estonia - Enhancing Market Openness, Intellectual Property Rights and Compliance through Regulatory Reform

    An analysis of Estonia’s trade policy-related institutions and regulations and their influence on market openness, covering transparency, non-discrimination, trade restrictiveness, harmonisation towards international standards, conformity assessment procedures and intellectual property rights.

  • 23-June-2011

    English, , 700kb

    Chile - Enhancing Market Openness, Intellectual Property Rights and Compliance through Regulatory Reform

    This review highlights Chile’s well developed regulatory framework for trade, including recent regulatory reforms considered here in light of market openness principles. It shows that transparency is well supported in Chile’s regulatory system.

  • 10-June-2011

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    Price Volatility in Food and Agricultural Markets: Policy Responses

    Report to the G20, coordinated by the FAO and the OECD and undertaken in a collaborative manner by FAO, IFAD, IMF, OECD, UNCTAD,WFP, the World Bank, the WTO, IFPRI and the UN HLTF.

  • 7-June-2011

    English, , 732kb

    Trade and Jobs

    Challenges with respect to trade and jobs – and the interface between the two issue areas – remain near the top of policy agendas for OECD members and partner countries around the world. Globalisation has been a critical force driving increased economic integration and structural change, resulting in greater employment opportunities and welfare, but also creating adjustment difficulties including in the labour market. Through its deep

  • 15-April-2011

    English

    The Political Economy of Services in Regional Trade Agreements

    How do services commitments in RTAs influence multilateral negotiations? Through 4 case studies of the RTAs of Chile, Japan, the EU and the US, this paper looks at political economy issues underlying RTAs in general, as well as the specific concessions that countries make on trade in services.

  • 13-April-2011

    English

    Trade for Growth and Poverty Reduction: How Aid for Trade Can Help

    How can trade help developing countries reduce poverty and boost their economy? The Aid for Trade Initiative is explained in a new book that shows how it secures resources and raises awareness of the role of trade in development.

  • 11-April-2011

    English

    Transparency Mechanisms and Non-Tariff Measures: Case Studies

    Transparent design and implementation of domestic regulation reduces business costs for the public and private sector, according to these case studies from Australia, the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States.

  • 1-April-2011

    English, , 1,562kb

    2010 Responses to the 2006 Survey on Measures taken to combat Bribery in Officially Supported Export Credits

    Members have updated their responses to the 2006 Survey on measures taken to combat bribery in officially supported export credits.

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