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A new OECD report, The Competitiveness of Port-Cities: The Case of the Seine Axis, outlines the economies of the Seine-Axis ports of Le Havre, Rouen, Paris, and Caen, reviewing the impact of these ports on the surrounding regions and assessing their development policies and governance.
The OECD area unemployment rate was steady at 8.2% in July 2011, unchanged for the fifth consecutive month.
Composite leading indicators (CLIs) for July 2011, designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, continue to point to a slowdown in economic activity in most OECD countries and major non-member economies. The CLI for the OECD area fell 0.5 point in July; the fourth consecutive monthly decline.
Furthering efforts to fight against international tax evasion and bank secrecy, members of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes have issued 12 new peer review reports.
Argentina has joined the OECD system for the Mutual Acceptance of Data (MAD) in the Assessment of Chemicals. Through MAD, Argentina’s non-clinical safety data related to the protection of human health and the environment must be accepted by OECD and other adhering countries.
Though the present Château la Muette is modern, and was built at some distance from where the original chateau stood, the district is steeped in the history of France and her kings. A royal hunting-lodge, the birthplace of princes of France, the ...
Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 3.1% in the year to July 2011, compared with 3.0% in the year to June.
Setting winning policies to foster innovation and scientific breakthroughs is tough even when governments and companies have money to spend.
La OCDE saluda el anuncio hecho por el gobierno español el pasado viernes 26 de agosto, relativo al acuerdo alcanzado en el Parlamento con los partidos de la oposición, para fijar en la Constitución un límite máximo al déficit presupuestario.