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  • 3-June-2010

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    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.

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  • 28-May-2010

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    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.

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  • 21-May-2010

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    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

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    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.

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  • 4-May-2010

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    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.

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  • 6-April-2010

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    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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  • 25-March-2010

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    Turkey - OECD welcomes efforts to tackle bribery in international business deals

    Turkey has made significant progress in its efforts to combat bribery in international business deals by fully implementing all but one of the recommendations made by the OECD Working Group on Bribery since 2007.

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  • 10-March-2010

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    Germany should focus on innovation, education and competition to ensure a balanced recovery

    Innovation, education and more competition in the domestic market would help Germany emerge from the economic crisis with a stronger and more balanced economy.

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  • 8-March-2010

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    OECD, WTO and UNCTAD renew calls to G20 to resist protectionism

    The OECD, World Trade Organization and the UN’s Conference on Trade and Development have called on the leaders of the G20 countries to resist protectionism or the prospects for economic recovery may be wiped out.

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  • 17-February-2010

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    Donors’ mixed aid performance for 2010 sparks concern

    Aid to developing countries in 2010 will reach record levels in dollar terms after increasing by 35 per cent since 2004. But it will still be less than the world’s major aid donors promised five years ago at the Gleneagles and Millennium + 5 summits.

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