50 years of trade and co-operation: Work in progress

Ash, Ken
May 2011
OECD Observer;May2011, Issue 284, p60
Academic Journal
The article discusses the role of Canada in the efforts of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to promote trade and agriculture. It notes the body of research available which aims to inform the development of alternative farm policies that would address the domestic interest of the country. It also highlights the impact of trade barriers on domestic jobs. According to the author, Canada also participates in OECD works on trade in services.


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