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  • 13-July-2018

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    Emerging Asia poised for continued strong growth, while contributing to global expansion of e-commerce

    Economic growth in Emerging Asia, the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), China and India, is expected to remain stable in the near term. Average real gross domestic product (GDP) in the region is expected to grow by 6.6% in 2018 and 6.5% in 2019.

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  • 1-June-2018

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    OECD strengthens engagement with partner countries during annual Ministerial Meeting

    The OECD took steps to deepen its engagement with Thailand, South Africa and Peru during the Organisation’s annual Ministerial Meeting and announced it will open an office in Istanbul to provide a base for its growing work with partner countries.

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  • 9-April-2018

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    Development aid stable in 2017 with more sent to poorest countries

    Foreign aid from official donors totalled USD 146.6 billion in 2017, a small decrease of 0.6% from 2016 in real terms as less money was spent on refugees inside donor countries but with more funds flowing to countries most in need of aid, according to preliminary official data collected by the OECD.

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  • 9-April-2018

    Spanish

    Recuperar la confianza de los ciudadanos en las instituciones públicas es fundamental para retomar una senda de crecimiento inclusivo y de mayor bienestar para todos en América Latina y el Caribe

    Tras cinco años de ralentización económica y una recesión de dos años en 2015-2016, ALC está en una senda de recuperación suave. Según las estimaciones del informe, se proyecta que el Producto Interior Bruto (PIB) de la región crezca entre 2 y 2.5% en 2018, después de haber crecido en un 1.3% en 2017.

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  • 9-April-2018

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    Regaining citizens’ trust in public institutions is key to resuming inclusive growth and well-being in Latin America and the Caribbean

    After five years of economic slowdown and a two-year recession in 2015-2016, LAC is on the path of a frail economic recovery. According to estimates in the Outlook, the region’s gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to increase again between 2 and 2.5% in 2018, after reaching 1.3% growth on average in 2017.

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  • 9-April-2018

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    Thailand: Economic and social progress has been remarkable but structural change is needed to create more quality jobs and overcome regional imbalances, according to new OECD report

    Thailand has made impressive economic and social progress over the past several decades, but must now take further steps to transform its economy and ensure that prosperity is shared more equally across the country, according to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

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  • 6-April-2018

    Spanish

    Lanzamiento de las Perspectivas Económicas de América Latina 2018 - Repensando las instituciones para el desarrollo

    Las Perspectivas Económicas de América Latina 2018 se centran en el análisis de la creciente desconexión entre ciudadanos e instituciones públicas en la región de América Latina y el Caribe, ilustrada por una disminución de la confianza, la falta de buenos empleos y la disminución de la satisfacción con servicios públicos clave como salud y educación.

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  • 6-April-2018

    English

    Launch of the Latin American Economic Outlook 2018 - Rethinking Institutions for Development

    The Latin American Economic Outlook 2018 focuses on the analysis of the increasing disconnect between citizens and public institutions in the Latin American and the Caribbean region, illustrated by a decline of trust, the lack of good jobs and the decreasing satisfaction with key public services such as health and education.

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  • 27-March-2018

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    Latin America and the Caribbean: Tax revenues expected to recover after dip in 2016

    Tax revenues in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) dipped in 2016, falling further behind average OECD country levels, but a recovery is likely in subsequent years, according to Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018. The average tax-to-GDP ratio stood at 22.7% in 2016, a fall of 0.3 percentage points since 2015, the report says.

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  • 26-March-2018

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    Australia needs to shore up development aid to match its reinforced engagement

    Australia’s active global engagement on development and its focus on fragile small island states and disaster risk reduction are commendable. However successive cuts to the country’s aid budget since 2013 are impairing its efforts, according to the latest DAC Peer Review of Australia.

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