G20 merchandise and services trade fall in Q4 2022, marking a gloomy end to a challenging year
Governments enacted substantial services trade liberalisation in 2022, underpinned by actions to improve business operations in domestic markets, advance regulatory transparency and ease remaining hurdles on business travel after the COVID-19 pandemic.
G20 merchandise trade falls for the first time in two years in Q3 2022, while services trade growth slows further
G20 international trade growth eases in Q2 2022, subdued by a strong US dollar
Prices push value of G20 merchandise trade to new high in Q1 2022, while services growth slows
Global services trade regulations showed signs of liberalisation in 2021, slowing the steady build-up of trade barriers identified in previous years, according to a new OECD report.
Countries should resist raising government support for fossil fuels in response to the global surge in energy prices and the economic impacts of the pandemic, according to the OECD and IEA.
In support of efforts to address climate change and in the context of the approaching COP26, the Participants to the OECD Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits have agreed to end support for unabated coal-fired power plants.
For those interested in supporting women’s empowerment in and through trade, this webinar will provide a unique opportunity to learn from those having made a major step in this direction.
In response to the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, governments are looking to their Export Credit Agencies (ECAs) to fill any financing gaps left by the private market and to mitigate the impact of the crisis by engaging in both short-term (ST) and medium- and long-term (MLT) trade finance.