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.
More than half of the total value of counterfeit goods seized around the world are shipped by sea, according to a new OECD-EUIPO report.
The global regulatory environment for services trade became more restrictive in 2020, with new barriers compounding the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic on exporters, according to a new OECD report.
Trade tensions have been steadily ramping up. Brexit is rife with uncertainty and the COVID-19 pandemic has added new turbulence with lockdowns and radically changing consumer demand. But now is precisely the time when the world needs to come together on trade says Julia Nielson, Deputy Director of the OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate.
This OECD report to the G20 Presidency aims to strengthen the foundation for further G20 discussions around data and data flows by filling some existing information gaps and mapping the different issues at stake in this debate.
Cross-border trade in parcels has played a critical role in helping people and firms deal with issues stemming from physical distancing and confinement measures implemented during COVID-19. This note discusses that role and the policies that can help ensure parcel trade can continue to be leveraged to help promote an inclusive economic recovery from COVID-19.