Australia


  • 20-May-2015

    English

    OECD publishes new analysis of local content requirements and their role in trade policy

    OECD's latest research provides new evidence of the detrimental effects that local content requirements have on the imposing country’s own economy.

  • 13-November-2014

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    Strengthening Global Growth: The G20 Brisbane Summit’s Challenges and Contributions

    The G20 needs to go structural, social, and green! With fiscal and monetary policy room nearly exhausted, structural reforms are the best choices, sometimes the only choice. The OECD battle cry in this regard has been unchanged since 2008: “go structural!”.

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  • 17-July-2014

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    Global value chains offer opportunities for growth, jobs and development, but more must be done so all countries and firms can participate equally, according to a new OECD-WTO-World Bank Group report

    Global Value Chains (GVCs) are a dominant feature of the world economy that impact growth, jobs and development, but numerous challenges remain to ensure that all countries and all firms have the opportunity to participate and benefit.

  • 17-July-2014

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    Presentation of the OECD/WTO/WB publication “Global Value Chains: Challenges, Opportunities and Implications for Policy”, with Mr. Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade, Australia

    A good produced in the European Union and exported to the United States may include raw materials from China, Australia, and Malaysia, and it may use services from Japan, Canada, and India. Goods and services are no longer produced in one country and sold to consumers in a second country; production is fragmented around the world and components are traded across borders multiple times.

  • 8-April-2014

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    Australia - OECD Trade Facilitation Indicators

    Analysis for Australia from OECD trade facilitation indicators that identify areas where countries can improve border procedures, reduce trade costs, boost trade flows and reap greater benefits from international trade.

  • 29-March-2012

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    Trade, Employment and Structural Change: The Australian Experience

    International trade produces income gains, but increased trade exposure also creates some challenges that require complementary policies to maximise the benefits of trade. This paper looks at how Australia has dealt with these issues in recent years.

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  • 11-April-2011

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    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.

  • 6-July-2009

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    Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009 - Australia

    The Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009: Maintaining Momentum report presents the results of the second monitoring exercise of the Aid for Trade Initiative and documents its success so far.

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  • 3-May-2005

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    Trade and Structural Adjustment: Sectoral Case Studies in Agriculture and Fisheries

    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.

  • 7-April-2005

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    Trade and Structural Adjustment: Textiles & Clothing; Steel; Shipbuilding

    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.

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