The OECD has released a proposal for a prototype of the Blue Dot Network certification framework for infrastructure projects that are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable, resilient, open and transparent.
Russia’s war against the people of Ukraine is a deeply distressing moment for the world. Thousands of people have been killed with millions fleeing from the war. Beyond the ongoing humanitarian disaster, the economic damage is already being felt worldwide and risks becoming increasingly severe.
The OECD Working Group on Bribery (WGB) has designated Ms. Daniëlle Goudriaan from the Netherlands to serve as its new Chair.
G20 GDP growth slows in the fourth quarter of 2021
Unemployment rate in the OECD area stabilises at pre-pandemic rate of 5.3% in January 2022
To drive sustained growth in living standards, Latvia needs to address ongoing risks from the pandemic with continued vaccination efforts and targeted support to vulnerable households and viable firms, while improving skills, innovation and the business climate.
Further to its previous statements and decisions since 24 February 2022 in response to Russia’s large-scale aggression against Ukraine, the OECD Council has decided to immediately suspend the participation of Russia and Belarus in OECD bodies.
Inflation in the OECD area continues to surge, reaching 7.2% in January 2022, the highest rate since 1991
Following on from yesterday’s statement condemning the large scale aggression by Russia against Ukraine in the strongest possible terms and as part of its urgent reconsideration of all cooperation with Russia, the OECD Council has taken a number of initial decisions today.
Acceleration in merchandise trade bolsters recovery in G20 trade, but growth in services trade eases