Mr. Angel Gurría , Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Singapore from 31 May to 4 June 2014 to attend the World Cities Summit (WCS) and the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW).
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Analysis for Singapore from OECD trade facilitation indicators that identify areas where countries can improve border procedures, reduce trade costs, boost trade flows and reap greater benefits from international trade.
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Note summarising the performance of 15-year-old students in Singapore in the PISA 2012 assessment of problem solving.
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Although growth outlook is mixed across Emerging Asia, the latest Asian Business Cycle Indicators (ABCIs) suggest signs of growth stabilisation for China and a more positive outlook for the Philippines and Singapore, while still weak growth prospects for India.
As a further sign of international efforts to crack down on tax offenders, 12 more countries have signed, or committed to sign, the OECD’s Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. In addition, another 6 countries have ratified the Convention.
This review provides a quantitative and qualitative assessment of countries’ capacity in S&T and innovation. A regional synthesis highlights current performance and knowledge circulation, and country profiles describe the dynamics of national innovation systems and their relation to international knowledge flows, taking into account the wider framework conditions for innovation.
Skills and educational development for inclusive and sustainable growth are becoming significant drivers in OECD countries.
The objective of senior budget official reviews is to provide a comprehensive overview of the budget process in the country or jurisdiction under examination, to evaluate national and or sub-national experiences in the light of international best practices and to provide specific policy recommendations.
Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific Edition 2011 offers a concise quantitative overview of social trends and policies across Asia/Pacific countries and economies.
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This volume combines an analysis of PISA with a description of the policies and practices of those education systems that are close to the top or advancing rapidly, in order to offer insights for policy from their reform trajectories.