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  • 6-June-2011

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    Africa should embrace new economic giants and boost social inclusion, says African Economic Outlook 2011

    African countries should develop closer cross-border ties in dealing with traditional and emerging partners so they can boost sustainable and inclusive growth, according to the African Economic Outlook 2011, launched today.

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  • 24-May-2011

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    Investment: Trade restrictions increasing but global investment remains open, says OECD-UNCTAD-WTO report

    Most G20 governments have put in place new restrictive trade measures over the past six months but have on the whole honoured their pledge to keep international investment open in the wake of the crisis.

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  • 6-April-2011

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    Development aid reaches an historic high in 2010

    In 2010, net official development assistance (ODA) flows from members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the OECD reached USD 128.7 billion, representing an increase of +6.5 % over 2009. This is the highest real ODA level ever, surpassing even the volume provided in 2005 which was boosted by exceptional debt relief. Net ODA as a share of gross national income (GNI) was 0.32%, equal to 2005, and higher than any other

  • 6-April-2011

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    Development: Aid increases, but with worrying trends

    Aid flows from OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donor countries totalled USD 129 billion in 2010, the highest level ever, and an increase of 6.5% over 2009. This represents about 0.32% of the combined gross national income (GNI) of DAC member countries.

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  • 22-March-2011

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    Presentation of the OECD Latin American Economic Outlook 2011 in The Dominican Republic

    The Latin American Economic Outlook 2011: How middle-class is Latin America? was presented in Santo Domingo on 9 March 2011, at the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development of the Dominican Republic.

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  • 26-January-2011

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    Consolidate policy advances to create a Latin American decade, say leaders at OECD-IDB conference

    The uneven global recovery is challenging Latin America and the Caribbean, but the region will emerge stronger from the crisis with high growth potential if it continues deepening integration into the global economy.

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  • 9-November-2010

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    ASEAN countries returning to pre-crisis growth

    The six major ASEAN countries have rebounded from the global economic crisis, with medium-term growth prospects returning to pre-crisis levels, according to the 2010 Southeast Asian Economic Outlook by the OECD Development Centre.

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  • 27-October-2010

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    Germany: Development assistance still below target

    Germany has been one of the world’s largest bilateral donors for the past two decades, but it spent only 0.35% of its national income on official development assistance (ODA) in 2009.

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  • 4-October-2010

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    OECD standards taken up in fight against conflict minerals

    The OECD Guidance for Responsible Supply Chain Management of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas was endorsed by the ICGLR on 30 September 2010 and will be put forward for adoption at the ICGLR’s Special Summit of Heads of States on 19 November 2010 as part of a package of tools designed to improve transparency and accountability in the minerals sector.

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  • 16-June-2010

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    Economy : Developing countries set to account for nearly 60% of world GDP by 2030, according to new estimates

    The economic and financial crisis is accelerating a longer-term structural transformation in the global economy, with the aggregate economic weight of developing and emerging economies on the verge of surpassing that of the countries that currently make up the advanced world, according to new analysis from the OECD Development Centre.

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