These country profiles focus on countries' domestic legislation regarding key transfer pricing principles, including the arm's length principle, transfer pricing methods, comparability analysis, intangible property, intra-group services, cost contribution agreements, transfer pricing documentation, administrative approaches to avoiding and resolving disputes, safe harbours and other implementation measures.
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The German employment rate has been developing very favourably despite the global financial crisis. In the last quarter of 2017, 66.6% of 15-74 year-olds were in work – the highest rate since the reunification and over 6 percentage points above the rate in early 2008.
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Die Beschäftigungsquote in Deutschland hat sich trotz der globalen Finanzkrise sehr positiv entwickelt. Im letzten Quartal 2017 waren 66,6% aller 15-74-Jährigen erwerbstätig. Dies ist die höchste Quote seit der Wiedervereinigung und über 6 Prozentpunkte mehr als Anfang 2008.
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A lack of access to affordable housing has emerged in Germany. Especially in the largest cities, a mismatch between demand and supply contributes to rising house prices and rents, creating challenges for housing affordability and inclusive growth.
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Germany faces growing labour shortages both in high- and medium-skilled occupations and well-managed labour migration is a key policy lever to mitigate these shortages.
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Fully reaping the opportunities of digitalisation is essential to sustain productivity growth and improve living standards in Germany.
The OECD has appointed two new Deputy Secretaries-General - Ludger Schuknecht, currently Chief Economist and G20 Deputy at the German Federal Ministry of Finance, and Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen, Permanent Secretary of State of Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Germany.
Germany continues to demonstrate a high level of anti-bribery enforcement having prosecuted and sanctioned 328 individuals and 18 companies in foreign bribery cases since 1999.
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A broken social elevator? Key findings for Germany