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This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Spain.
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.
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Adults obesity rates are high in Spain compared to the OECD. One in 6 adults is obese in Spain, and more than 1 in 2 is overweight (including obese).
The average worker in Spain faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 40.7% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Spain was ranked 14 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.
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Analysis for Spain from OECD trade facilitation indicators that identify areas where countries can improve border procedures, reduce trade costs, boost trade flows and reap greater benefits from international trade.
This Report gives a positive assessment of Spain’s public administration reform agenda and says few countries have put forward such ambitious and comprehensive plans for public reform. The review warns that the reforms must be an ongoing project and suggests giving citizens a bigger voice in the process as a way to enhance trust. It also notes that support from sub-national governments will be crucial.
Spain’s planned public sector reforms should help make the country’s institutions stronger and more effective, and proposals to increase transparency and root out corruption will do much to restore public trust, according to a new OECD report.
“Pocos países han colocado tan alto en sus prioridades el reforzamiento de las instituciones públicas”, ha afirmado el Secretario General de la OCDE, Ángel Gurría, durante la presentación del informe en Madrid. “La reforma CORA es para España un medio de restaurar la confianza pública en las instituciones y garantizar una salida de la crisis con unas administraciones públicas más eficaces, transparentes y eficientes".
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Note summarising Spain's results in the PISA 2012 problem solving assessment.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Spain on Tuesday 1 April 2014 to present the Public Governance Review of Spain with Ms. Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, Vice President of the Spanish Government, and Mr. Cristobal Montoro, Minister of Budget and Public Administration. Mr. Gurría will hold bilateral meetings with the Spanish authorities during his visit.