OECD Global Forum on Trade

OECD Global Forum on Trade 2019

Paris, France | 2019

The OECD Global Forum on Trade on the subject of Levelling the Playing Field: Measuring and addressing trade-distorting government support, took place on 23 and 24 October 2019 at OECD headquarters in Paris. The Forum's objective was to provide an overview of the OECD’s evidence-based approach to measuring government support and an opportunity to discuss, in a non-negotiating format, the growing concerns about practices which may be distorting trade and resulting in a less-than-level playing field.


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OECD Global Forums on Trade

The OECD Global Forums on Trade bring together trade policy makers, academics, industry representatives and other experts from OECD and non-OECD countries to exchange views on current trade policy issues. It is often with a focus on issues of importance in trade relations between developed and developing countries and on the role of the international community in supporting developing countries with their integration efforts.

The Global Forum on Trade conference series is organised under the auspices of the OECD’s Trade Committee in support of its objective to “improve understanding of the benefits and costs of further trade liberalisation, so as to increase support for an open, rules-based multilateral trading system".

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