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  • 11-August-2009

    English

    Liechtenstein and UK agree package of measures to improve tax compliance

    The OECD welcomes the announcement today of a package of measures between Liechtenstein and the United Kingdom intended to ensure effective exchange of information for tax purposes between the two countries and to address the important issue of undeclared funds in a cooperative way.

  • 11-August-2009

    English

    Mobile phone calls lowest in Finland, Netherlands and Sweden, says OECD report

    Finland, the Netherlands and Sweden have the lowest prices for mobile phone calls among OECD countries, according to the latest OECD Communications Outlook. The highest were found in Canada, Spain and the United States.

  • 28-July-2009

    English

    Launch of OECD Economic Survey of Mexico 2009

    The OECD’s latest economic survey of Mexico, to be published on Thursday 30 July 2009, looks at the challenges posed by the global economic crisis. It also discusses longer-term reform in areas such as health and education.

  • 27-July-2009

    English

    OECD recommends strengthening Chilean regions to boost the economy

    An OECD Territorial Review of Chile recommends that Chile adopt a stronger regional approach to economic development in order to better exploit opportunities and improve the country’s overall performance.

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  • 27-July-2009

    Spanish

    La OCDE recomienda fortalecer las regiones de Chile para estimular la economía

    El Estudio Territorial de Chile de la OCDE recomienda que Chile adopte una perspectiva regional más firme con respecto al desarrollo económico con el fin de aprovechar al máximo las distintas oportunidades de las regiones y mejorar el desempeño del país en su conjunto.

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  • 24-July-2009

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    OECD Secretary-General congratulates Enrico Giovannini on designation to head Italian statistics institute

    Hailing the designation of Enrico Giovannini as President of the Italian national statistics institute (Istituto nazionale di statistica - ISTAT), OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said this marks recognition of his contribution to strengthening the OECD’s position in this area.

  • 16-July-2009

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    Belgium makes progress implementing OECD standards on tax information exchange

    In the past two days Belgium has signed protocols to its tax conventions with Luxembourg, Singapore, San Marino, and the Seychelles as well as a tax convention with the Isle of Man and a tax information exchange agreement with Monaco

  • 15-July-2009

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    Fall in shipbuilding set to continue for some time, says OECD Council Working Party on Shipbuilding

    The economic downturn has hit shipbuilding hard. New orders have contracted by up to 90% and cancellations have increased, which is likely to result in significant excess shipbuilding capacity. This outlook is unlikely to improve for some time.

  • 14-July-2009

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    Recent reforms strengthening Brazil’s resilience to economic crisis, says OECD’s Gurría

    Brazil is resisting the global downturn better than many other countries thanks to sound policies developed over recent years and an improved balance of payments, said Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD.

  • 9-July-2009

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    OECD’s review of Sweden’s development co-operation

    Sweden spent USD 4.73 billion on overseas development assistance (ODA) in 2008. This amounted to 0.98% of its gross national income (GNI), making Sweden the most generous DAC donor countries as a proportion of its economy.

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