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Instead of resorting to trade measures such as export restrictions, Chile manages its minerals sector through a combination of balanced taxation, stable investment measures, good management of tax revenue, exchange rate policy and initiatives aimed at producing a multiplier effect of economy-wide development, according to this study.
Chile's OECD membership presents challenges both in the context of changing patterns of production and consumption, and in the framework of a more sustainable economy. Specifically, green growth emphasizes improving growth rates, particularly through greening existing industries, as well as through new eco-businesses.
Tax revenues in Latin American countries are lower as a proportion of their national incomes than in most OECD countries, but are rising slowly. Revenue Statistics in Latin America shows that the average tax revenue to GDP ratio in the 15 Latin American countries covered by the report increased from 19% in 2009 to 19.4% in 2010, after falling from a high point of 19.7% in 2008.
OECD signed agreement for a peer review with the Comptroller General of Chile
This page presents latest developments in Chile: the assessment of ex post law evaluation with recommendations related to institutional, methodological and governance issues, as well as to seminars that took place throughout 2012.
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Total health spending accounted for 8.0% of GDP in the Chile in 2010, less than the average of 9.5% in OECD countries.
The Chilean economy has been catching up, but sustaining strong growth will require structural reforms: Better education and stronger product-market competition would boost productivity, while better designed cash transfers, labour and housing policies can lower poverty and inequality.
Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.
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This one-pager note presents key findings for Chile from Society at a Glance 2011 - OECD Social indicators. This 2011 publication also provides a special chapter on unpaid work across the OECD.