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  • 9-July-2015

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    OECD Employment Outlook 2015 - Key findings for Spain

    The labour market situation in Spain has improved considerably over the past year, marking a turning point from the crisis. Despite the growth in employment, the jobs gap induced by the crisis is still far from being closed. The employment rate in Spain has increased by approx. 2 p.p. since the beginning of 2014 to stand at 57% in 2015 Q1, still below the OECD average (66% in 2014 Q4).

  • 26-May-2015

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    Meeting of the OECD Council - Introduction of Spanish Employment and Social Security Minister Fátima Báñez

    The Minister is here today to tell us more about her experience, also with regard to the broader area of social security and pensions. But the important lesson that I would like to stress before yielding her the floor is precisely the importance of standing by our members when we know that their policies point in the right direction and they need time to see the results.

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  • 16-April-2015

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    OECD welcomes measures adopted by Spain to advance integrity

    The OECD welcomed the legislative package on democratic regeneration recently approved by the Spanish Parliament in order to fight corruption and promote both integrity and transparency in political activities and institutions.

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  • 2-March-2015

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    Spain needs to further factor the environment into its recovery agenda, says OECD

    The OECD’s latest Environmental Performance Review of Spain finds the country has decreased the energy and carbon intensity of its economy, reduced industrial pollution and cut per-capita waste generation since 2000.

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  • 27-February-2015

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Madrid from 27 February to 2 March 2015

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was on an official visit to Madrid from 27 February to 2 March 2015. Mr. Gurría received a Doctorado Honoris Causa from the Universidad Europea de Madrid and the Nueva Economía Award, granted by the Nueva Economía Forum.

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  • 17-February-2015

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    A constant market share analysis of Spanish goods exports

    As other high-income countries, Spain has experienced competitive pressures from China and other emerging economies that have resulted in a loss of global market share.

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  • 5-December-2014

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    Spain has strong measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing but improvements needed, says FATF

    Spain has created a strong system to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, but improvements are needed in certain key areas, according to a new report by the Financial Action Task Force.

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  • 5-December-2014

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    Spain has strong measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing but improvements needed, says FATF

    Spain has created a strong system to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, but improvements are needed in certain key areas, according to a new report by the Financial Action Task Force.

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  • 25-November-2014

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    Better harnessing talent and knowledge to boost sustainable medium-term growth in Spain

    Structural transformation towards a more knowledge-based economy will strengthen Spain’s medium-term growth prospects. To deal with long standing impediments to higher growth the government has a substantial structural reform programme touching on education, the labour market and the business environment.

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  • 18-November-2014

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    Moving towards a more dynamic business sector in Spain

    Policy efforts to revitalise entrepreneurship and investment in Spain are key to generating growth and new jobs. The government has a substantial reform program to make it easier to do business in Spain, which should in some cases be deepened. Boosting economic growth requires a new generation of high-growth companies and that resources flow towards the most productive firms.

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