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OECD Steel Committee Statement
The global steel industry is gradually emerging from one of its worst downturns in decades. Despite some improvement in market conditions, the steel industry still faces challenging years ahead.
OECD countries and the eight others who have signed the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention have committed to stepping up their fight against bribery and corruption, putting in place new measures that will reinforce their efforts to prevent, detect and investigate foreign bribery.
We need action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and we need it now.” - OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría. In the lead-up to COP15, there have been renewed calls for developed countries to assist developing countries’ efforts to reduce their greenhouse gases emissions.
The US should raise significantly federal funding on jobs programmes for young people in order to limit the impact of the economic downturn on the current generation of school leavers, according to a new OECD report.
India needs to strengthen and liberalise its regulatory framework and invest more in infrastructure in order to attract increased foreign direct investment (FDI), according to a new OECD report.
The OECD has established a set of key principles to guide financial policy makers as they look to fundamental reform that will achieve strong, resilient financial systems that play their part in driving economic growth.
The OECD will host a high-level roundtable debate entitled “Foreign Bribery: Who Pays the Price?” on Wednesday 9 December 2009, International Anti-Corruption Day.
A América Latina em conjunto está dando sinais de recuperação e estabilização. As atividades econômicas estão sendo apoiadas com melhoramentos nos mercados financeiros e de commodities, e também com as exportações em franca recuperação.
Latin America as a whole is showing signs of recovery and stabilization. Economic activity is helped by improving conditions in global financial and commodity markets, as well as recovering exports.