Services trade

Sector Notes for Services Trade Restrictiveness Index


Using the STRI sector notes

The sector notes are two-page summaries of the STRI results for each sector. A chart presents the STRI score for each of the 45 countries together with the average score. The STRI scores are broken down on five policy areas: Restrictions on market entry conditions; Restrictions on the movement of people; Other discriminatory measures; Barriers to competition; Regulatory transparency. The sector notes also explain what drives the results and provide a brief description of the sector and the most common restrictions.

The sector notes were most recently updated in January 2019.


Sector papers

Eight sector policy papers were published in November 2014, with a ninth on logistics in August 2015. These papers provide an in-depth exploration and explain in detail the indices and scores for the participating countries.


Sector notes

Accounting English
Air transport English
Architecture English
Commercial banking English
Computer English
Construction English
Courier English
Distribution English
Engineering English
Insurance English
Legal English
Logistics English
Maritime transport English
Motion Picture English
Rail freight transport English
Road freight transport English
Sound Recording English
Telecommunications English
Television and broadcasting English


Compare countries by sector online

You can also use the OECD Compare your Country website to compare barriers to trade in services for all countries across different sectors.

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