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  • 27-March-2019

    English

    OECD Economic Surveys: Argentina 2019

    Over many decades, Argentina’s economy has been held back by weak policy settings and productivity has stagnated. Recent and additional reforms will help to raise prosperity for all Argentinians in the medium term. Strengthening competition by reducing barriers to market entry and foreign trade has particularly high payoffs. Tariff barriers have prevented a stronger integration into the world economy, which could raise consumer purchasing power, reduce the cost of firms’ inputs and lead companies in shielded sectors to become more productive. Currently, many jobs are trapped in activities with limited potential for productivity and wage growth. As job reallocation can result in temporary income losses, policies should ease the transition by enhancing training and social protection. Social policies are effective in reducing inequalities and poverty continued its declining trend during 2016 and 2017, until a severe economic crisis pushed the economy into a deep recession in 2018. This has shifted the immediate policy focus to restoring confidence and unwinding significant fiscal and external imbalances. Swift and decisive policy responses were necessary and their implementation will lay the grounds for a return of macroeconomic stability and a recovery from the recession, although significant risks remain.SPECIAL FEATURE: FOSTERING INTEGRATION INTO THE WORLD ECONOMY
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  • 27-mars-2019

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    De nouvelles réformes sont le préalable à une croissance plus solide et plus inclusive en Argentine

    Selon un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE, l’économie de l’Argentine devrait commencer à émerger d’une profonde récession en 2019, mais des risques majeurs subsistent. La sortie de crise exigera de nouvelles initiatives pour restaurer la confiance, bâtir des fondements macroéconomiques solides, améliorer la gouvernance, créer des emplois et faire en sorte que la croissance future soit plus verte et qu’elle profite à tous les Argentins.

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  • 1-December-2018

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    At G20 Summit OECD’s Gurría says collective action vital to tackle global challenges

    International cooperation and collective action are critical to tackling the world’s major challenges, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said following the G20 Leaders’ Summit held in Buenos Aires amid heightened trade tensions but at which important advances were made on a number of priorities of Argentina’s presidency.

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  • 19-March-2018

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    The OECD’s 2018 Going for Growth: An opportunity that governments should not miss

    Going for Growth is the OECD’s flagship report on structural policies. Its prime purpose is to help policymakers setting reform agendas for the wellbeing of their citizens. It is instrumental in supporting G20 countries in their efforts to achieve strong, sustainable balanced and inclusive growth.

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  • 23-février-2018

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    Objectif croissance 2017 - Argentine

    Objectif croissance 2017 - Argentine

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  • 27-juillet-2017

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    L’Argentine doit poursuivre ses réformes pour donner un nouvel élan à une croissance soutenable et inclusive

    L’Argentine a accompli des avancées dans la réalisation de son programme économique de soutien à la croissance. La première Étude économique multidimensionnelle de l’OCDE sur l’Argentine met en évidence les résultats déjà obtenus grâce au vaste ensemble de réformes macroéconomiques et structurelles récemment lancées par le gouvernement.

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  • 27-July-2017

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    OECD Economic Surveys: Argentina 2017 - Multi-dimensional Economic Survey

    Following years of unsustainable economic policies, Argentina has undertaken a bold turnaround in policies, which has helped to stabilise the economy and avoid another crisis. Building on this reform progress should help lay the foundations to raise the material living standards and well-being of all Argentinians, including the most vulnerable. This Survey discusses the challenges ahead and the policy options to address these challenges. Improvements in the areas of regulation on product markets, labour markets, competition, taxes, infrastructure, education, trade policy and financial markets would strenghten investment and productivity, which are the basis for sustainable income gains. Some of these reforms will involve adjustment costs as jobs will be lost in some firms and sectors and created in others, but well-designed policies can protect the poor and vulnerable from the burden of adjustment. A current focus on strengthening the social safety net and efforts to improve the quality of education are part of such policies, as is labour market support for affected workers. The benefits of stronger growth will depend on improving the distribution of income, which is currently very unequal and leaves one third of the population in poverty, with more at risk of falling into poverty. Efforts are also underway to reduce inequalities in the access to quality education. Public transfers to reduce inequality and poverty will continue to play an important role, together with stronger efforts to curb labour market informality.SPECIAL FEATURES: PRODUCTIVITY; INCLUSIVE GROWTH
  • 18-September-2015

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    Corporate Governance of Company Groups in Latin America

    This report provides an overview of frameworks and experience in Latin America and internationally in dealing with the challenges associated with corporate governance of company groups. It describes their economic rationale, benefits and relevance in Latin America, and how they are defined, overseen and regulated. It also delves into some of the risks and more specific challenges involved in ensuring protection of minority shareholder rights and managing or minimising conflicts of interest within groups. It notes the rising importance of Latin American-based multinational company groups. Finally, it reviews existing international and regional guidance on corporate governance of company groups before assessing the more specific policy options and challenges in the region, and describing the conclusions reached by the Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable and Task Force on Company Groups based on this report’s findings. Country-specific chapters provide more specific descriptions of the frameworks in place for corporate governance of company groups in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
  • 30-September-2010

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    Seminar: Beyond the crisis - Returning to sustainable growth in Latin America, 24 November 2010

    This seminar brings together policy makers from Latin America and economists from academia, international organisations and the private sector to discuss policies that would help Latin American countries to strengthen their growth potential.

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  • 4-April-2018

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    Structural reforms to boost growth and living standards in Argentina

    Over the last decades Argentina’s living standards have lost ground relative to other developed and emerging economies. Putting Argentina on a path to stronger, inclusive and job-rich growth requires boosting productivity and strengthening investment through wide-ranging structural reforms.

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