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Gross domestic product (GDP) in the OECD area grew by 0.4% in the fourth quarter of 2010, down from the 0.6% growth recorded in the previous quarter.
Composite leading indicators (CLIs) for December 2010, designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, continue to point to expansion in most major OECD countries.
The OECD’s latest economic survey of the Euro Area, to be published on Monday 13 December 2010, looks at how the the currency bloc has reacted to the severe recession and sovereign debt emergencies that followed the global financial crisis.
The OECD’s latest economic survey of the Slovak Republic, to be published on Thursday 25 November 2010, looks at how the global recession impacted the country’s trade-dependent economy, as well as factors that have boosted recovery at an above average pace.
The OECD Secretary-General presents a report prepared for G20 Seoul Summit. The report is structured as follows. First, it elaborates on how the policy priorities identified in the OECD structural surveillance process and by G20 countries in their national policy templates would contribute to stronger growth, sounder public finances and more sustainable global imbalances. The Report then discusses options for strengthening the OECD
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría hailed the budgetary measures announced today by U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne as a courageous move that will underpin fiscal consolidation while supporting economic recovery.
The data and a range of other indicators of the crisis and its aftermath can be found in the OECD’s Factbook 2010, an annual digest of economic, social and environmental statistics.
OECD' Secretary-General welcomes the fiscal consolidation plan and loan package agreed by the Greek government, its Euro area partners and the International Monetary Fund.
The OECD’s latest Economic Survey Germany, to be published on Friday 26 March, looks at the impact of the economic crisis on jobs and public finances. It discuss reforming the banking system as well as measures to broaden strong export performance to other sectors of the economy.
Innovation, education and more competition in the domestic market would help Germany emerge from the economic crisis with a stronger and more balanced economy.