Publications & Documents

  • 15-June-2010


    Why Commodity Market Volatility Matters for Developed Countries?

    In his remarks further to the release of the 2010 OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook in Rome, Italy, OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría noted that the OECD-FAO agricultural outlook has been pretty accurate in explaining the causes and consequences of past market shocks.

  • 3-June-2010


    Tax: Brazil, Indonesia ranked as implementing international information standard

    As a result of details provided to the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, Brazil and Indonesia are now ranked in the category of jurisdictions that have substantially implemented the internationally agreed tax standard.

  • 28-May-2010


    Green Economy: Mayors, Ministers Call for Joint Action at OECD Roundtable

    The Third Annual Meeting of the OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers on “Cities and Green Growth” concluded that national and city leaders must work together to increase cities’ ability to promote green growth.

  • 24-May-2010


    Economy: easy credit, welfare threaten new economic crisis, warns OECD Committee chair

    Are the policies that governments have put in place to stabilise the global economy and restore growth sowing the seeds for a new economic crisis? While more welfare spending and easier credit can temporarily help to shore up economic activity, they could in the medium term make the problems that caused the current crisis worse, argues William White, chair of the OECD’s Economic Development and Review Committee.

  • 21-May-2010


    France : Sarkozy plan to cut public deficit is welcome, says OECD’s Gurría

    Proposals announced by President Nicolas Sarkozy to confront France's chronic yet urgent public finance challenges are very welcome and merit support, according to OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.

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  • 11-May-2010


    Tax : Average tax burden on workers’ earnings fell in most OECD countries last year

    Average tax and social security burdens on employment incomes fell slightly in 24 out of 30 OECD countries last year as governments struggled to shore up faltering economies amid the worst recession in decades.

  • 4-May-2010


    Greece : OECD welcomes fiscal consolidation plan, says it will help strengthen economy

    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.

  • 30-April-2010


    Economy: Greece needs financial assistance now, says OECD Secretary General (audio file)

    In this interview for the German radio Deutschlandfunk, Angel Gurría warns that delays are threatening the stability of the international financial system and could spread the crisis to other countries.

  • 12-April-2010


    Energy Policies of IEA Countries - Canada 2009 Review

    Canada, with its diverse and balanced portfolio of energy resources, is one of the largest producers and exporters of energy among IEA member countries.

  • 6-April-2010


    Tax: Revised OECD-Council of Europe treaty will boost multilateral cooperation

    The OECD and the Council of Europe have agreed on an update to an international treaty that aims to help governments enforce their tax laws, as part of the worldwide drive to combat cross-border tax evasion.

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