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During his official visit, Angel Gurría met with the President of the Republic of South Africa and other government officials. He also held a press conference for the release of the first OECD Economic Assessment of South Africa.
The OECD Council at Ministerial level adopted a resolution on 16 May 2007 to strengthen the co-operation with South Africa, as well as with Brazil, China, India and Indonesia, through a programme of enhanced engagement.
Monetary policies and inflation targeting in emerging economies: Executive Summary. Several emerging-market economies have adopted inflation targeting as their institutional framework for conducting monetary policy.
Several emerging-market economies have adopted inflation targeting as their institutional framework for conducting monetary policy. This volume focuses on the experiences of Brazil, Chile, Czech Republic, Indonesia, South Africa, and Turkey.
This book identifies how international events work as a trigger for local development and what hosting cities and nations can do to ensure that positive local development is realised.
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At the opening of the Fourth Meeting of the OECD Forum on Tax Admininstration, Mr. Pier Carlo Padoan introduces the three areas that the meeting in Cape Town focuses on and emphasises how tax administrations have a key role to play in helping governments meet these challenges.
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The OECD Anti-Corruption Division won the “Highly Commended” Award in the Smart Regulation category of the 2007 Africa Investor Awards. In his acceptance speech, Patrick Moulette, Head of the OECD Anti-Corruption Division, highlights the benefits that South Africa’s membership of the Convention will bring to the fight against corruption in Africa.
This comprehensive assessment of the innovation system of South Africa focuses on the role of government, and provides concrete recommendations on how to improve policies which impact on innovation performance, including R&D policies.
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The purpose of this activity is to provide policymakers with options for developing systems to recognise non-formal and informal learning; to effectively implement the agenda; and determine under what conditions recognition of non-formal and informal learning can be beneficial for all.
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By South African standards, the country experienced high real GDP growth in2005 and 2006 at around 5 %. But gold mining and agriculture are largely underperforming owing to structural bottlenecks and diminishing prospects.