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04/12/2020 - This report describes the tax treatment of retirement savings in OECD countries. It also covers non-tax financial incentives provided to encourage individuals to save for retirement in funded private pension plans.
The role and design of funded private pensions will change as labour market patterns change and the proportion of workers engaged in non-standard forms of work is growing in many OECD countries. This OECD-EU project analyses whether workers who are self-employed or employed under non-standard contracts require different forms of funded pension provision.
The Global Pension Statistics Project measures and monitors the pension industry, allowing inter-country comparisons of current statistics and indicators on key aspects of retirement systems.
06/11/2020 - Retirement savings in pension funds, pension insurance contracts and in other vehicles exceeded the USD 50 trillion mark worldwide for the first time, with USD 49.2 trillion in the OECD area and USD 1.7 trillion in other reporting jurisdictions at the end of 2019.
The purpose of this roundtable is to share experience among policy makers and private sector participants in Asia on the implications of COVID-19 for the insurance and retirement savings sectors, based on the policy analysis that the OECD has been developing.
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This publication presents the full text of the Code of Liberalisation of Current Invisible Operations under which adhering countries have accepted legally binding obligations.
Each year, the OECD publishes a survey of the investment regulation of pension funds and other pension providers which describes the main quantitative investment regulations applied to pension funds in 80 economies. The survey questionnaire covers all types of pension plans financed via pension funds.
This report reflects investors’ views on issues and challenges affecting private investment in infrastructure and presents a set of proposals to improve the investment environment for infrastructure. Over 100 investors participated and shared inputs, reflecting diverse views on infrastructure investment in global markets.
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10/06/2020 - Preliminary data for 2019 show that pension funds held USD 32.3 trillion in the OECD area and USD 0.7 trillion in 29 other jurisdictions. The US exhibited the largest amount of assets in pension funds at end-2019 (USD 18.8 trillion), followed by the UK (USD 3.6 trillion), Australia (USD 1.8 trillion), Netherlands (USD 1.7 trillion), Canada (USD 1.5 trillion),Japan (USD 1.4 trillion) and Switzerland (USD 1.0 trillion).
27 February 2020 - Mauritius: Discussions at this event focused on international experiences in increasing coverage of private pensions, arket trends and supervisory challenges in the pension funds investment landscape, dealing with underfunded defined benefit (DB) pension schemes and how to improve governance of private pension funds.