Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development - updates

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China, US rate hike loom over global finance summit

Oct 02, 2015 - 8:02 PM

The prospect of rising US interest rates and China’s slowdown are contributing to uncertainty and higher market volatility the IMF chief says

BE CONCERNED. "There has been a sharp deceleration in the growth of global trade. And the rapid drop in commodity prices is posing problems for resource-based economies," says International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde. File photo by EPA / Jim Lo Scalzo

Soft drink tax a ‘good health measure’ – IMF official

Jun 11, 2015 - 1:37 PM

An International Monetary Fund official likens the proposed measure to the sin tax law as it also has health benefits

47 countries move on tax evasion by agreeing to share bank data

May 07, 2014 - 11:17 AM

They agree to pass laws that will allow them to collect information on all bank accounts and exchange it with participating countries

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Japan PM heads to Europe for trade, security talks

Apr 29, 2014 - 2:47 PM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is heading on a six nation European tour for trade and security talks The trip will take him to Germany Britain Portugal Spain France and Belgium

SHINZO ABE. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addresses a press conference with US President Barack Obama (not seen) at the Akasaka guesthouse in Tokyo, Japan, April 24, 2014. Junko Kimura-Matusmoto/EPA

OECD delivers new global standard to target tax cheats

Feb 23, 2014 - 12:21 PM

The measures proposed involve countries obtaining information from their financial institutions and exchanging the details automatically with other jurisdictions on an annual basis

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Hit like ton of BRICS: 2013 tough year for emerging markets

Dec 25, 2013 - 8:00 PM

The BRICS – Brazil Russia India China and South Africa – and other emerging markets had for years been the stars of the world economy – but that ground to a halt in 2013

TOP OF THE BRICS. The leaders of the BRICS economies pose for a photo at the G20 summit in Saint Petersburg, Russia, 5 September 2013. From L-R: Pres. Dilma Rousseff (Brazil), PM Manmohan Singh (India), Pres. Vladimir Putin (Russia), Pres. Xi Jinping (China), and Pres. Jacob Zuma (South Africa). AFP/Sergei Karpukhin

Switzerland signs last rites for banking secrecy: OECD

Oct 16, 2013 - 2:13 AM

Switzerland breaks the seal on its banking secrecy by signing an international agreement on fighting tax evasion on October 15

OECD says crisis worsens income inequality

May 15, 2013 - 8:52 AM

The global economic crisis worsened income inequality in the world s leading economies substantially and there is a growing risk that the most vulnerable will be hit harder still

Don't relax, Davos warns on global economic crisis

Jan 27, 2013 - 10:17 AM

The world s political and business elite headed home Sunday January 27 from this year s Davos forum with warnings that while the worst of the financial crisis seems over there is still much to be done