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  • 24-June-2009

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    Global downturn causes slump in cross-border investment, says OECD

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) into 17 OECD countries, including France, Germany, Japan, the UK and the US, fell by 50% in the first quarter of 2009 compared with the last quarter of 2008, according to estimates by the OECD released at the OECD Forum in Paris.

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  • 20-May-2009

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    France should prioritise the employment of disadvantaged young people

    France should do more to ease the transition of unskilled young people into employment. The government should give priority to helping young people the furthest removed from the job market and to strengthening the social protection of the most disadvantaged, according to a new report by the OECD.

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  • 15-May-2009

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    Governments must do more to help most vulnerable amid rising unemployment, urges OECD

    Governments must urgently adapt their labour market policies to help their most vulnerable citizens in the economic crisis.

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  • 24-April-2009

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    Tax haven crackdown will benefit developing countries, says OECD’s Gurría

    A crackdown on tax havens and cross-border tax evasion will help developing countries to raise more revenues to pay for much-needed schools, roads and hospitals, according to OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría. In an article published on the OECD’s website ahead of the 2009 spring meetings in Washington of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, Mr. Gurría said improving the effectiveness of developing countries’

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  • 3-April-2009

    English

    OECD welcomes Uruguay’s commitment to OECD tax information exchange standards

    The OECD welcomed today the formal endorsement by Uruguay of its tax information exchange standards.

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  • 30-March-2009

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    Massive rise in unemployment needs fast, decisive response, says OECD’s Gurria

    “Governments need to take quick and decisive action to avoid the financial crisis becoming a fully-blown social crisis with scarring effects on vulnerable workers and low income households,” OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría told G8 Labour and Employment Ministers in Rome today.

  • 15-March-2009

    Japanese

    「租税協力の強化は金融への信認回復を後押し」OECD事務総長

    アンヘル・グリアOECD事務総長は、租税問題に関する透明性と情報交換を強化しようとする主要金融センターの動きは、国際租税協力における重要な前進であるとともに、G20サミットを来月に控え、12年以上に及ぶOECDの活動が強化されていることの歓迎すべき結果である、と述べました。

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  • 12-March-2009

    English

    Moves by financial centres boost OECD fight against tax evasion

    Moves by a number of financial centres over recent weeks in favour of transparency and exchange of information on tax matters have given a welcome boost to efforts counter international tax evasion, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said.

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  • 12-March-2009

    Japanese

    金融センターの動きはOECDの脱税との闘いを後押し

    租税問題に関する透明性と情報共有の強化に向けた幾つかの金融センターのここ数週間の動きは、国際的な脱税撲滅の取り組みにとって歓迎すべき後押しとなっている、とアンヘル・グリアOECD事務総長は述べました。

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  • 9-December-2008

    English

    Israel joins OECD Working Group on Bribery

    Israel has officially joined the OECD Working Group on Bribery, an important step in its accession to OECD membership. Israel becomes the 38th signatory and first Middle-Eastern country to join the OECD’s Anti-Bribery Convention.

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