OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 7. This paper applies the most advanced methodologies for measuring services barriers to calculate the restrictiveness and the impact of services barriers in selected transition economies (for telecommunications, banking and telecommunications).
OECD Trade Policy Working Paper No. 2. This study forms part of on-going OECD work on trade in services, in cooperation with UNCTAD, aimed at assisting WTO Members in managing request-offer negotiations under the GATS.
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Information reported by Members of the OECD's Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees on measures taken to combat bribery in officially supported export credits as of 14 May 2004.
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The OECD Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees (ECG) met in the afternoon of 20 and morning of 21 April 2004. The main issues for discussion were officially supported export credits in the context of the environment, the fight against corruption and Heavily Indebted Poor Countries.
Building on a recent groundbreaking OECD/IOM/World Bank seminar, the publication on Trade and Migration examines the opportunities and challenges in the current debate as they relate to mode 4 and the current WTO services negotiations.
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In September 2003 the OECD Export Credit Group met to start the Review of the Common Approaches on Export Credits and the Environment.
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Does the national regulatory system allow market participants to take full advantage of competitive markets? Reducing regulatory barriers to trade and investment enables countries in an expanding global economy to benefit more fully from comparat...
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The reduction of barriers to trade and investment internationally has enabled Norway to take advantage of the expanding global market. At the same time a gradually more open market in Norway has provided benefits to consumers and contributed to e...
The paper presents the results of a survey on the Baltic States’ experience with intragovernmental co-ordination and consultations with domestic stakeholders carried out in preparation for multilateral negotiations on trade in services.
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Summary of the findings of a survey completed by the Member countries of the OECD Working Party on Export Credits and Credit Guarantees.