The next OECD Global Forum on Trade is going to take place on 23-24 October 2019 at the OECD headquarters in Paris, France. The topic of this year's Forum is "Levelling the Playing Field: Measuring and addressing trade-distorting government support"
This G20-OECD-WTO event discussed the scope for further facilitating international trade, notably through the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) and held a strategic discussion on TFA as a model for future trade cooperation, to promote productivity and economic development.
The OECD Global Forum on Trade 2018 took place on 14-15 May 2018 at the OECD in Paris, France and explored the topic of "Trade in the Digital Era"
The conference brought together policy makers from G20 countries and researchers from academia and international organisations to review the current state of knowledge about the distributional impacts of trade and investment liberalization, so as to assist policy-makers in better understanding and communicating the impacts of market opening.
This Conference brought senior policy makers and communications professionals from governments together with representatives of civil society to discuss contemporary narratives around trade.
The OECD Global Forum on Trade 2016 took place on 2 November 2016 at the OECD in Paris, France and explored the topic of "International trade and investment: How to keep pace with new business models and the emerging digital economy?"
This symposium was the culmination of a fruitful collaboration between the OECD and ERIA on the topic of GVCs. It brought forth new insights from OECD work in the region as well as new recommendations from the Comprehensive Asia Development Plan 2.0 prepared by ERIA.