8-July-2014

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Portugal: Deepening Structural Reform to Support Growth and Competitiveness (Remarks by Angel Gurría)

Portugal’s economy appears to be turning the corner. We expect growth of 1.1% this year and 1.4% in 2015, broadly in line with government projections. Unemployment is starting to decline, exports are booming and the public debt is being gradually brought under control. To cement this improving scenario, it is important to maintain the reform agenda, and to continue to address the high levels of corporate debt and public debt.

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8-July-2014

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Portugal: Deepening structural reform to support growth and competitiveness

Having been hit hard by the global crisis, the Portuguese government has taken action to put its economy back on track, and to correct external and budgetary imbalances. This document highlights some key priorities to support economic growth and competitiveness through further productivity-enhancing structural reforms.

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4-July-2014

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Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Portugal on 8 July 2014

While in Lisbon, the Secretary-General had meetings with Mr. Aníbal Cavaco Silva, President of Portugal, Mr. Pedro Passos Coelho, Prime Minister of Portugal and Mr. Carlos Costa, Governor of the Banco de Portugal, as well as several Ministers and high level officials of Portugal.

25-June-2014

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Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) - Country profile - Portugal

Country profiles highlight some key findings from TALIS 2013 for individual countries and economies

30-May-2014

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Database on instruments used for environmental policy

This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.

15-April-2014

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Taxing Wages: Country note for Portugal

The average worker in Portugal faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 41.1% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Portugal was ranked 12 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.

18-March-2014

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Society at a Glance 2014 - Key findings for Portugal

This note presents key findings for Portugal from Society at a Glance 2014 - OECD Social indicators. This 2014 publication also provides a special chapter on: the crisis and its aftermath: a “stress test” for societies and for social policies.

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17-December-2013

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Revenue Statistics 2013

Tax revenues continue bouncing back from the low levels reported in almost all countries during 2008 and 2009, at the height of the global economic crisis, according to new OECD data in the annual Revenue Statistics publication. This annual publication presents a unique set of detailed and internationally comparable tax revenue data in a common format for all OECD member countries from 1965 onwards.

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26-November-2013

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Pensions at a Glance 2013 - Highlights for Portugal

Old-age poverty decreased in Portugal in the final few years of the last decade by more than twice the OECD average. The effective age of labour market exit is high in Portugal in international comparison...

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