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  • Inclusive Globalisation, does firm size matter?

    Statistical Insights: A new report by the OECD, Nordic Countries in Global Value Chains, developed in collaboration with national statistical offices in the Nordic countries, shows that SMEs play an important role in GVCs as suppliers of larger exporting enterprises.

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  • New OECD database on International Transport and Insurance Costs

    Statistical Insights: Although the costs associated with the international transport and insurance of merchandise trade (also referred to as CIF-FOB margins) are an important determinant of the volume and geography of international trade, remarkably little (official) data exist.

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  • Who’s Who in International Trade

    Statistical Insights: A Spotlight on OECD Trade by Enterprise Characteristics data. The OECD Trade by Enterprise Characteristics (TEC) data provide information, giving important insights on the role of firms in Global Value Chains.

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Measuring the role of international investment in global value chains

International trade, foreign direct investment and global value chains, country notes‌‌‌

20/10/2017 - International trade and foreign direct investment are the main defining features and key drivers of global value chains. For the first time ever, statistical notes for OECD countries provide evidence on the role played by investment in global value chains. 


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