Speeches / Presentations


13-January-2011

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Fighting against bid rigging: OECD-CFC-IMSS co-operation

Bid rigging costs governments and taxpayers billions of dollars every year. In 2011, the OECD will for the first time directly assist a member country, Mexico, as it implements tighter public procurement processes.

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26-November-2010

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Changing for the Better: Making Reform Happen in the Aftermath of the Crisis

In his remarks to "Making Reform Happen", Angel Gurría said that "well-designed and well-implemented reforms yield a triple dividend. They lift output and employment; they strengthen public budgets and they rebalance global demand."

10-March-2010

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Pier Carlo Padoan's remarks at the release of the 2010 edition of Going For Growth

Remarks by Pier Carlo Padoan at the release of the 2010 edition Of Going For Growth on March 10, 2010

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18-February-2010

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The road to recovery: Under construction – competition policy at work

Opening the 9th Global Forum on Competition, Mr. Gurría talks about the concerted global effort needed to promote competitive markets which will support the recovery from the crisis.

7-October-2009

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Reform beyond the crisis

This paper discusses how governments can “seize the moment” of the economic crisis to suggest and implement structural reforms. It examines the particular challenges to reform – and possible solutions to those challenges.

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21-March-2009

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Launch of OECD Investment Policy Review of China (Chinese edition)

Mr. Gurría presented in Beijing the 2008 OECD Investment Policy Review of China which assesses recent developments in the Chinese investment environment and focuses on the government’s efforts to encourage responsible business conduct in China, as well as by Chinese enterprises operating abroad.

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21-March-2009

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Beyond the crisis: for a stronger, cleaner, fairer world economy

In his speech delivered at the China Development Forum, Mr. Gurría described the OECD strategic response to the crisis. Stronger means making our economies more resilient and able to deliver durable benefits in terms of material well-being. Cleaner is not only in the sense of environmentally sustainable, but also addressing the “darker” side of globalisation, issues like money laundering, corruption and tax evasion that impede us from

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19-February-2009

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Resisting protectionism and keeping markets open to competition

Webcast - Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Angel Gurría and Frédéric Jenny open the 2009 Global Forum on Competition and answer journalists' questions.

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19-February-2009

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Staying the course: Preserving competition in a time of crisis

Governments must resist protectionism and keep markets open to competition as they seek ways to get their economies going again, according to OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.

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16-February-2009

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Presentation of Spain's results on the OECD indicators of product market regulation

In his remarks, Mr. Gurría highlighted that reforms to promote more competitive product markets have been deeper in Spain than in the average of OECD country by reducing state control over enterprises in the business domain and lowering barriers to enterprise, foreign trade and investment.

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