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OECD annual inflation slows to 1.5% in September 2013. This slowdown in the annual rate of inflation was mainly driven by lower food and energy prices.
This report provides a framework to understand the changing relationships between urban and rural areas. Specifically, it documents the characteristics of these partnerships and the factors that can hinder as well as enable rural-urban co-operation.
Sound macroeconomic policies and the commodity boom have helped Chile record an enviable period of economic growth and job creation. Further reforms are needed to make the labour market more inclusive and growth greener, while more could be done to support innovation and entrepreneurship, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Chile.
Chile has sound macroeconomic practices that have won the confidence of investors, and these must now be cast within a context of long-term public policies, said OECD Secretary-General.
Chile has made major gains in prosperity. Continued reforms to labour markets will help growth to be shared more equally. Ensuring that economic gains are sustainable will require sustained efforts to foster entrepreneurship and innovation.
Chile ha avanzado hacia una mayor prosperidad, aunque más reformas en el mercado laboral permitirán un crecimiento más equitativo. Para que lo ya logrado sea sostenible, es necesario un mayor esfuerzo en promover la innovación
Brazil has moved up the ranks of the world’s largest economies while making economic growth ever more inclusive.
We are launching today our sixth Economic Survey of Brazil. Today Brazil has one of the world’s largest economies. Its economic growth has been reasonable, even though the global economy is still facing the problems created by the financial crisis and its recovery has been hesitant and uneven.
Includes GDP and GDP per head for the OECD member countries, the Euro area and 3 zones (OECD Total, OECD Europe and EU15) in USD, volume indices and price indices. It also includes GDP by expenditure, GDP by output in current and constant prices as well as GDP by income from 1970 to latest data available in national currency. Source: OECD Annual National Accounts Database .
The global scenario is less benign for the region due to a downturn in global trade, a decline in commodity prices and increased uncertainty surrounding external financing, says the new Latin American Economic Outlook.