This book identifies the requirements for successful reallocation of labour and capital to more efficient uses in response to globalisation and the emergence of new sources of competition, technological change and shifting consumer preferences.
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A complete set of tables containing historical data from 1970 and projections to 2014 is available.
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The Aircraft Sector Group of the Participants to the Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits met on 20-April 2005 to continue the review of the aircraft disciplines in the Arrangement which pertain to civil aircraft; this was preceded by a two-day technical meeting.
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Summary Report of The OECD Working Party on ECG which met on 21st and 22nd April 2005. The main
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Summary Report of the The OECD Working Party on ECG which met on 21 and 22 April 2005. The main issues for discussion were officially supported export credits in the context of the environment and the fight against corruption; also several IFIs reported on developments in their institutions.
Studies of the Mexico-USA avocado trade; Australian dairy industry; Chilean agro-food sector; Kenyan cut flower sector; agricultural reform in New Zealand; fisheries in Denmark and seafood in Thailand.
Case studies include: motor vehicle sector in Japan, Poland, South Africa and Australia; health services in the USA and Mexico, Japan, Philippines and Thailand; international IT sourcing in the United States, India and Europe plus IBM and Infosys.
Studies include: textile and clothing sectors in Bangladesh, Colombia, Lesotho, Mauritius, USA, Australia and the Slovak Republic; the steel industry in Europe and the US; and shipbuilding in the EU, Japan and Australia.
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.