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Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 2.7% in the year to March 2012, compared with 2.8% in the year to February 2012.
최근 발표된 OECD의 한국경제보고서에 따르면, 한국은 대부분의 OECD 국가보다 빠르고 역동적으로 글로벌 위기를 극복했지만, 견조한 경제성장만으로는 빠르게 진행되고 있는 고령화와 불평등의 증가 등에 의해 초래되는 근본적인 문제를 해결하는데 충분하지 않을 것이다.
Korea recovered faster and more vigorously from the global crisis than most OECD countries, but strong economic growth alone will not be enough to address the fundamental challenges posed by its rapidly ageing population and rising inequality, according to the latest Economic Survey of Korea.
At the launch of the Economic Survey of Korea, A. Gurría. said the country needs to sustain strong economic growth while achieving social cohesion through a fair distribution of income.
The Great East Japan Earthquake took a heavy toll of human lives and inflicted a massive economic damage, estimated at 3½ per cent of GDP. This event requires considerable time and a nation-wide effort of reconstruction. This is the first component of Prime Minister Noda’s “Strategies to Revitalise Japan”, which we very much welcome and support, said OECD Secretary-General.
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Japan has several major strengths it can draw upon but major reforms are needed on several fronts. A keystone of the Revitalisation strategy is tax reform, not only to boost revenues but also to support growth and make it greener and more inclusive.
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The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Korea, to be published on Thursday 26 April 2012, discusses the country’s fast and vigorous recovery from the global economic crisis, as well as the challenges it faces to sustain long-term growth.
Enhancing inclusive growth and fiscal sustainability requires effective implementation of recent reforms and fiscal consolidation. Good public administration and the rule of law are essential for effective policy implementation.
The economic crisis has led to a surge in government deficits and pushed public indebtedness to 100% of GDP for the OECD as a whole in 2011. New research shows that bringing debt down to prudent levels will require sustained fiscal consolidation in most OECD countries.