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  • 13-November-2012

    English

    Latin America: Tax revenues are rising, but still low and varied among countries

    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.

  • 14-September-2011

    English

    Education: crisis reinforces importance of a good education, says OECD

    People with university degrees have suffered far fewer job losses during the global economic crisis than those who left school without qualifications, according to the latest edition of the OECD’s annual Education at a Glance.

  • 28-June-2011

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    Education: Korea tops new OECD PISA survey of digital literacy

    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.

  • 11-March-2010

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    Chile - OECD Secretary-General congratulates President Piñera on his inauguration

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría expressed his congratulations to Chile’s new President, Sebastián Piñera, on the occasion of his inauguration, and assured him of the support of the OECD.

  • 1-March-2010

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    OECD’s Secretary-General sends condolences to Chile

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría expressed sympathy and solidarity with the people of Chile in the wake of the tragic effects of the earthquake.

  • 25-February-2010

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    Chile - statement to OECD Agriculture Ministerial Meeting

    Statement by Ms Marigen Hornkohl Venegas, Minister of Agriculture, Chile to the OECD Agriculture Ministerial Meeting 2010

  • 27-January-2010

    English

    Securing growth and tackling inequality remain key challenge as Chile emerges from recession

    Chile, now on the path to becoming the OECD’s newest member, is emerging from recession relatively fast on the back of government stimulus measures and a rebound in copper export prices, says a new OECD report.

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  • 27-January-2010

    Spanish

    Garantizar el crecimiento y reducir la desigualdad seguirán siendo los retos fundamentales a medida que Chile sale de la recesión

    Chile, que está en camino de convertirse en el miembro 31 de la OCDE, emerge de la recesión impulsado por las medidas de estímulo del gobierno y un repunte de los precios de exportación del cobre, según relata un nuevo estudio de la OCDE.

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  • 11-January-2010

    Spanish

    Chile, primer país sudamericano miembro de la OCDE

    El Secretario General de la OCDE, Angel Gurría y el Ministro de Finanzas de Chile, Andrés Velasco, firmaron hoy en el Palacio de La Moneda y en presencia de la Presidenta de Chile Michelle Bachelet, el convenio de adhesión de este país a la OCDE.

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  • 11-January-2010

    English

    Chile signs up as first OECD member in South America

    Chile will become the OECD’s 31st member and its first in South America under an accession agreement signed on 11 January at La Moneda in Santiago by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and Chilean Finance Minister Andrés Velasco in the presence of President Michelle Bachelet. Chile’s membership will become official once necessary formalities, including parliamentary approval, have been completed.

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