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OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will open the Second Europe-Latin America Economic Forum in Paris on Tuesday 20 May at 9:30 a.m. The two-day event, co-organised with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Paris School of Economics, aims to encourage dialogue on the development challenges facing Europe and Latin America.
Greece could save its businesses hundreds of millions of euros a year and improve their competitiveness by reducing administrative burdens, according to a new OECD report.
OECD unemployment rate stable at 7.5% in March 2014
Composite leading indicators point to weakening growth in major emerging economies but stable growth momentum in most OECD countries
Germany’s current economic success offers a good platform for achieving sustainable and inclusive growth, but further reforms will be necessary over the medium and long term, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Germany.
Following recent Turkish media reports, the OECD would like to clarify that it has published no recent review of Turkey. The publication of the 2014 Economic Survey of Turkey is planned for July.
OECD annual inflation picks up to 1.6% in March 2014 but slows in Euro area
OECD ministers today closed two days of discussions aimed at building resilient economies and inclusive societies. Chaired by Japan, the OECD’s Annual Meeting at Ministerial Level saw the launch or reinforcement of a number of major projects such as the OECD Southeast Asia Programme and the New Approaches to Economic Challenges initiative.
The OECD’s 34 member countries today affirmed their common resolve to work towards a deal on combating climate change at the COP21 talks in Paris in 2015. OECD accession countries Colombia and Latvia joined the statement issued at the Organisation’s annual Ministerial Council Meeting, attended by finance, economy, trade and other ministers.
The OECD’s new Services Trade Restrictiveness Index (STRI), released during the Organisation’s annual Ministerial Council Meeting, provides a unique and comprehensive snapshot of services trade restrictions across 18 sectors in 40 leading economies, representing over 80% of global services trade.