19 June 2013
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría has welcomed the launch of negotiations between the European Union and the United States on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, which he said would deliver potentially very significant benefits for the global trading system and a boost for the world economy.
18 June 2013
The OECD has presented to G8 leaders the steps needed to create a fairer and more transparent global tax system. Prepared at the request of the G8 for the Lough Erne Summit, the report outlines four concrete steps needed to put in place a global, secure and cost effective model of automatic exchange of information.
17 June 2013
The number of people over 80 will double in the coming four decades, rising from 3.9% of the population today to 9.1% in 2050 across OECD countries, and from 4.7% to 11.3% across the 27-member European Union. Up to half of the elderly will need help coping with their daily needs, says a new OECD/EC report.
13 June 2013
Migration has started to pick up again, driven largely by people moving within the European Union. But the employment prospects for immigrants have worsened, with around one in two unemployed immigrants in Europe still looking for work after more than 12 months, according to a new OECD report.
6 June 2013
Global agricultural production is expected to grow 1.5% a year on average over the coming decade, compared with annual growth of 2.1% between 2003 and 2012, according to the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook presented today in Beijing.