The Black Sea and Central Asian Economic Outlook is an assessment of economic performance and underlying policies in the BSEC-CA regions. It is designed to facilitate dialogue between policy makers, civil society and private sector representatives at the national and regional levels.
The 2008 African Economic Outlook focuses on Technical Skills Development. It also presents a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social and political developments on the continent.
Business for Development 2008: Promoting Commercial Agriculture in Africa offers a fresh look at African agriculture and seeks ways for it to become a profitable business.
Aid for Trade at a Glance 2007: The OECD Creditor Reporting System (CRS) database is used to track ODA flows from Development Assistance Committee (DAC) member countries.
The 31 countries examined in this sixth edition of the African Economic Outlook account for some 86 per cent of Africa’s population and 91 per cent of itseconomic output.
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AEO 2007 - Statistical Annex
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AEO 2007 - Tables
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Final data on aid flows in 2005 reveal that underlying aid flows to the poorest countries in sub-Saharan Africa have stalled. Official development assistance from members of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee, which groups the world’s major donors, reached USD 106.8 billion in 2005, a record high. But USD 22.7 billion of this was for debt relief, mostly for Iraq and Nigeria. Official humanitarian aid also rose (to USD 8.7
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New OECD statistics show the first evidence of the major scaling up of aid promised by donors at recent international meetings. Detailed figures for total Official Development Assistance (ODA) provided in 2004 by donors that are members of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) show an increase of aid to USD 79.5 billion. This is a real increase of 5.9 per cent since 2003.
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The diversification indicator measures the extent to which exports are diversified. It is constructed as the inverse of a Herfindal index, using desegregated exports at 4 digits. A higher index indicates more export diversification.