The economic downturn has hit shipbuilding hard. New orders have contracted by up to 90% and cancellations have increased, which is likely to result in significant excess shipbuilding capacity. This outlook is unlikely to improve for some time.
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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Country inventory from Chinese Taipei on fisheries services, submitted in 2007.
Governments should work more closely with companies and strengthen enforcement to fight the rising global trade in counterfeit and pirated goods, according to a new OECD report.
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Asian economies are developing knowledge-based industries based on information and communications technologies (ICT) according to visionary strategies. However, they still suffer from structural weaknesses in industry highlighted by the Asian fin...
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What factors account for the growing economic integration between Hong Kong China, Chinese Taipei and the costal provinces of China and the resulting boom in trade and investment? OECD Economic Studies No. 20.
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Economics Department Working Paper 124. This paper describes the de facto economic integration taking place between China, Hong Kong China and Chinese Taipei - the "Chinese Economic Area" - and analyses basic factors underlying the process. Even in the face of weak economic performance in OECD countries the integration has helped underpin rapid growth in all three economies, particularly in China's south-eastern provinces. If Chinese
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How open are the capital accounts in Korea and Chinese Taipei? Has there been a trend towards more financial openness during the 1980s?