Industry and globalisation

Discussion on the impact of the economic downturn on the shipbuilding industry, 9-10 July 2009


Presentations made during the 108th Session of the OECD's Council Working Party on Shipbuilding on 9-10 July 2009.


Discussion on Economic Downturn

The Secretariat set the scene for the discussions by presenting a paper on recent global economic developments related to the economic crisis:

The Secretariat presented the work of the OECD's Steel Committee and the effects of the economic crisis on steel which is a signifiant input on shipbuilding:

Industry/Labour outlook - Industry and labout representatives made presentations to update the WP6 on the actual and expected impact of the economic downturn on shipbuilding:

Plans by governments in response to the economic crisis, including shipbuilding industry specific stimulus packages and other measures:

Delegations were invited to discuss possible future short and long-term policy agendas to deal with the impact of the economic downturn on the shipbuilding sector:







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