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The German labour market recovered very quickly from the 2008-09 economic crisis and unemployment continued its long-run structural decline in 2010 and 2011.
Germany, the third largest economy in the OECD, has been proactive in developing ambitious environmental policies during the last decades, both nationally and internationally. The country’s strong environmental framework makes it not only a pioneer in environmental protection and sustainable development, but also constitutes a good example on how a cleaner low-carbon economy is compatible with growth.
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Health spending accounted for 11.6% of GDP in Germany in 2010, more than two percentage points higher than the OECD average of 9.5%.
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In Deutschland beliefen sich die Gesamtausgaben für Gesundheit im Jahr 2010 auf 11,6% des BIP und lagen damit um 2,1 Prozentpunkte über dem Durchschnitt der OECD-Länder von 9,5%.
This is the third review of Germany's environmental performance. It analyses the country's progress in achieving a range of national objectives and international commitments, and presents 29 recommendations on how its performance could be improved.
Bilateral Agreements that have been signed to establish exchange of information for tax purposes.
We must improve mobility policies, foster energy technology and innovation and we must go seamless to improve efficiency and connectivity of transport. It is time to act now, to design, promote and put in place better transport policies for better lives!
Across OECD countries some 83 million people suffer from diabetes. On current trends, that will rise to almost 100 million by 2030.
List of Economic Surveys - Germany
Germany recovered rapidly from the 2008-09 recession, with GDP topping pre-crisis rates during 2011 and unemployment falling significantly. Public finances are sound, but further reforms are needed to transform its growth model to thrive as a knowledge-based economy, says Angel Gurría.