Record rise in OECD unemployment rate in April 2020
As governments design stimulus measures for economies hit by the Covid-19 crisis, they should seize the opportunity of historically low oil prices to redirect some of the half a trillion dollars spent annually supporting fossil fuels into sustainable investments including low-carbon energy, according to the OECD and the International Energy Agency (IEA).
OECD annual inflation slows sharply to 0.9% in April 2020 but steep rise in food prices
Covid-19 hits G20 international merchandise trade in first quarter of 2020 as signs emerge of even sharper falls in Q2
Reacting to the announcement of the appointment of Ms. Gabriela Ramos to the post of Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences at UNESCO, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said: “The OECD has been privileged to count on the leadership, drive, and commitment of Gabriela Ramos. She has been a pillar for the transformation of the Organisation into an inclusive and impactful institution.
OECD GDP falls by 1.8% in the first quarter of 2020
OECD countries unanimously decided today to invite Costa Rica to become a member of the Organisation. Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado Quesada and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will sign an Accession Agreement in the coming days.
OECD unemployment rate up sharply in March 2020 with data for April pointing to an unprecedented rise
Composite leading indicators (CLIs) in most major economies collapsed by unprecedented levels in April as containment measures for Covid-19 continued to have a severe impact on production, consumption and confidence.
En conformidad con las medidas adoptadas en todo el mundo para frenar la propagación del coronavirus, la OCDE ha decidido posponer la Semana de la OCDE de 2020, que abarca la Reunión anual del Consejo a nivel Ministerial (RCM) y el Foro público de la OCDE. La Semana de la OCDE de 2020 se iba a celebrar a finales de mayo, y ha sido pospuesta hasta una fecha que se acordará a su debido tiempo.