Publications & Documents


  • 21-June-2018

    German

    Das harte Durchgreifen Deutschlands gegenüber korrupten Einzelpersonen muss mit gleicher Härte auch gegenüber Unternehmen erfolgen

    Deutschland setzt sich weiterhin intensiv für die Rechtsverfolgung von Bestechungsfällen ein: Seit 1999 wurden 328 Einzelpersonen und 18 Unternehmen in Fällen von Auslandskorruption strafrechtlich verfolgt und mit Haft- oder Geldstrafen belegt.

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  • 21-June-2018

    English

    Norway has successfully enforced its foreign bribery laws but faces potential obstacles

    Norway’s law enforcement institutions have demonstrated commitment and ability in combating foreign bribery using a robust legal framework. Its new Penal Code, however, could create obstacles to enforcement by potentially narrowing jurisdiction over foreign bribery committed by Norwegians abroad.

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  • 20-June-2018

    English

    Trade in fake Italian goods costs economy billions of euros

    Global trade in fake Italian goods such as luxury handbags, watches, foodstuffs and car parts is taking a bite out of Italy’s economy equivalent to around 1-2% of GDP in terms of lost sales, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 20-June-2018

    English

    Countries should focus on labour market policies to help refugees and improve coordinated actions to tackle illegal immigration

    Migration flows to OECD countries have dropped slightly for the first time since 2011, with around 5 million new permanent migrants in 2017, down from 5.3 million in 2016. This trend is mainly due to a significant decrease in new asylum applications, with 1.2 million applications in 2017 compared to 1.6 million in 2016, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 20-June-2018

    English

    Deeper reforms in Korea will ensure more inclusive and sustainable growth

    Short-term prospects for the Korean economy are good, with an uptick in world trade and fiscal policy driving growth, but productivity remains relatively low and the country faces the most rapid population ageing in the OECD area, according to a new report from the OECD.

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  • 19-June-2018

    English

    Further reforms needed for a stronger and more integrated Europe

    The European economy is growing robustly, helped by accommodative monetary policy, mildly expansionary fiscal policy and the global acceleration. The current economic expansion should be used to speed up implementation of reforms to the euro area architecture and EU policies that would support greater European integration and ensure stronger, more inclusive long-term growth, according to two new reports from the OECD.

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  • 15-June-2018

    English

    6th Global Foru‌‌m on Responsible Business Conduct

    The 2018 Global Forum, launched in 2013 to strengthen the international dialogue on responsible business conduct, will bring together government officials, business leaders and civil society representatives on 20-21 June to provide insights and exchange views on how business can do good while doing no harm, and so contribute to sustainable development.

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  • 15-June-2018

    English

    Action needed to tackle stalled social mobility

    As income inequality has increased since the 1990s, social mobility has stalled, meaning that fewer people at the bottom have moved up while the richest have largely kept their fortunes. This has severe social, economic and political consequences, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 15-June-2018

    Spanish

    Es necesario actuar para solucionar la estancada movilidad social

    Como la desigualdad en los ingresos aumentó desde los años noventa, la movilidad social se estancó; eso significa que menos gente en la parte inferior de la pirámide social ha podido ascender mientras los más ricos han mantenido sus grandes fortunas. Esto tiene graves consecuencias sociales, económicas y políticas, según un nuevo informe de la OCDE.

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  • 15-June-2018

    English

    Sweden well ahead in digital transformation yet has more to do

    Sweden’s efforts to embrace the shift to digital have been a key driver of economic growth in recent years, yet more needs to be done to get remote areas of the country online, bring digital technology to small firms, upgrade skills and meet security and privacy challenges, according to a new OECD report.

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