February 21, 2014 - Adopting ambitious and comprehensive structural reform agendas will offer governments the best chance for a return to strong, sustainable and balanced economic growth that creates jobs and reduces inequality, according to the OECD’s latest Going for Growth report.
February 19, 2014 - On the occasion of the Chancellor's visit, the OECD Secretary-General launched the report "Germany - Keeping the edge: Competitiveness for inclusive growth", which sets out key policy priorities to boost competiveness, productivity growth and social inclusion in Germany.
February 19, 2014 - Of the Major Seven economies, GDP growth remained strongest in the United States and the United Kingdom, (0.8% and 0.7% respectively), despite the slight deceleration compared with the third quarter. In Japan, GDP growth was stable at 0.3%. GDP growth picked up to 0.4% in the European Union compared with 0.3% in the previous quarter, and to 0.3% from 0.1% in the Euro area.
February 13, 2014 - Responding to a mandate from G20 leaders to reinforce action against tax avoidance and evasion and inject greater trust and fairness into the international tax system, the OECD has unveiled today a new single global standard for the automatic exchange of information between tax authorities worldwide.
February 10, 2014 - Composite leading indicators (CLIs), designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, continue to point to economic growth firming in the United States while the CLI for Canada indicates a positive change in momentum.