The OECD will present the fifth edition of its tax policy publication Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean on Wednesday 16 March 2016.
This year’s report, to be launched in Santiago, Chile, during the 28th Regional Seminar on Fiscal Policy organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), looks at tax revenue trends from 1990 to 2014 in 22 Latin American economies. A special chapter analyses trends in revenues from non-renewable natural resources in some Latin American and the Caribbean countries.
Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration and Angel Melguizo, head of the Latin America and Caribbean Unit at the OECD Development Centre, will present the report during the 2nd session of the Seminar, to take place on 16 March, 2:30 p.m. Santiago time.
Other experts participating in the session on “Assessment of recent tax reforms” moderated by Ricardo Martner, from the ECLAC, include:
Journalists wishing to attend should contact Félix Ibáñez (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the ECLAC.
Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean is a joint publication of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Centre for Tax, Policy and Administration, the OECD Development Centre, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Inter-American Centre of Tax Administrations (CIAT) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). It provides internationally comparable data on tax levels and tax structures in countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean 2016 will be under embargo until Wednesday 16th March, 14:30 (Santiago time)/ 18:30 (Paris time). Advance copies will be available the day before the launch, in both English and Spanish.
Please note: In asking to receive copies under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures. The OECD's embargo rules prohibit any broadcast, news wire service or Internet transmission of text or information about this report before the stated release time. They also prohibit any communication of the contents of the report or any comment on its forecasts or conclusions to any outside party whatsoever before the stated release time. News organisations receiving OECD material under embargo have been informed that if they breach the OECD's embargo rules they will automatically be excluded in the future from receiving embargoed information.
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