These ready-made tables and charts provide for snapshot of aid (Official Development Assistance) for all DAC Members as well as recipient countries and territories. Summary reports by regions (Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Oceania) and the world are also available.
On the occasion of the 10th Plenary Meeting of the Global Forum a further five countries signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, therewith bringing the total number of participating in the Convention to 135.
The Inclusive Framework on BEPS welcomes Cabo Verde bringing to 124 the total number of countries and jurisdictions participating on an equal footing in the Project.
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West Africa is a convenient and low-risk location for moving and storing merchandise; it provides a platform via which to reach Europe, where a kilogram of cocaine purchased for 2 000 to 3 000 EUR in Latin American production areas sells for as much as 60 000 EUR wholesale, and is often cut with other products.
By participating more effectively in the global production of goods and services, Africa can transform its economy and achieve a development breakthrough, according to the latest African Economic Outlook, released at the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings.
Bank secrecy for tax purposes is coming to an end as countries and major financial centres commit to automatic exchange of information between jurisdictions.
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Cape Verde: Energy and development: achievements, evolutions and outlook, by Dr. Humberto Santos de Brito, Ministry in charge of Energy, Cape Verde (Portuguese), SWAC Forum 2011, 5-6 December 2011, Praia, Cape Verde.
The 2011 African Economic Outlook was launched at the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Lisbon, Portugal on 6 June, 2011.
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Since 2005, the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) has been increasingly providing budget support to its partner countries, mainly by joining existing budget support operations. In the period 2005-2009, it provided budget support totalling EUR 31.7 million to four countries.
The 2010 African Economic Outlook finds the continent reeling from the effects of the world’s deepest and most widespread recession in half a century. Just how hard was the region hit? What are the prospects for recovery? This edition features an in-depth study of Taxation and Aid in Africa.