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Global demand for food products to slow – FAO

Jul 10, 2017 - 9:09 PM

One of the main reasons given for the decline is a slowdown in growth in China where incomes over the outlook period are projected to flatline driving down spending on foodstuffs

Spend for growth, OECD urges governments

Jun 02, 2016 - 12:45 AM

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says there is an urgent need for governments to ramp up spending

epa05340323 OECD Secretary-General Jose Angel Gurria (C-L) with other Ministers and delegations during the meeting of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Council at ministerial level at the organization headquarter in Paris, France, 01 June 2016. OECD Week places a central emphasis on the need for policies that strengthen productivity, and promote inclusive and sustainable growth. EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

Panama squirms as Panama Papers scandal keeps expanding

Apr 12, 2016 - 8:26 AM

President Varela: Panama does not deserve to be singled out on an issue that plagues many countries

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela delivers a message to the nation, in Panama City, Panama, April 6, 2016. Alejandro Bolivar/EPA

France 'wrong' to designate Panama as a tax haven – president

Apr 09, 2016 - 10:59 AM

A new Uncooperative States and Territories designation means France would view all transactions with Panama with suspicion presuming tax fraud unless there is evidence to the contrary

WRONG DECISION? President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela declares France's decision to include Panama on a blacklist of countries considered uncooperative tax jurisdictions 'wrong and unnecessary.' The decision was made in the wake of the Panama Papers mass data leak, which detailed the means by which some of the world's most influential and powerful people used offshore companies to avoid paying taxes on their income. Photo by Alejandro Bolivar/EPA

Panama to deepen talks with OECD after revelations

Apr 08, 2016 - 11:51 AM

Vice President Isabel De Saint Malo: We are going to establish technical level dialogue between Panama and the OECD specifically on exchanging information

TAX HAVEN? A general view shows boats cruising the Panama Bay, in Panama City, Panama, April 6, 2016. Alejandro Bolivar/EPA

Development banks pledge $15B in new climate funds – officials

Oct 10, 2015 - 9:00 AM

World leaders are scrambling to reach the magic number of 100 billion in funding to combat global warming and help vulnerable nations cope with the impact of climate change

NEW CLIMATE FUNDS. IMFC Chairman and Mexico's Bank Governor AgustÌn Carstens speaks at the opening of the IMFC meeting as members listen during the 2015 IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru, October 9, 2015. Handout photo by EPA/Stephen Jaffe

Inequality worst in decades in range of countries – OECD

Dec 09, 2014 - 9:42 AM

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD says most of its 34 member countries has seen a growing widening in the inequality gap

NYC'S POOR. A homeless man with a sign asks for money on a street in New York on October 14, 2014. Jewel Samad/AFP

APEC 2015: Technology key to developing SMEs

Dec 08, 2014 - 4:46 PM

Experts agree that using big data on small and medium enterprises provides a significant opportunity in empowering SMEs and enabling inclusive growth

PH joins OECD committee on fiscal affairs by Jan 2015

Nov 17, 2014 - 3:58 PM

The inclusion is seen to aid the country in its fight against base erosion and profit sharing by some multinational firms

APEC delegates praise Aquino's 'economic stewardship'

Nov 11, 2014 - 1:40 PM

President Aquino tells delegates he has a good Cabinet whose members make personal sacrifices to serve the country

Huge discrepancies on heart disease in Europe

Aug 20, 2014 - 11:04 AM

Drawing on data from the World Health Organization WHO and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD the report covering 52 countries noted a generally positive trend but with huge discrepancies across the region

Budget rift pushes Washington to the brink

Oct 16, 2013 - 1:45 AM

Washington s risky game of political brinkmanship neared crisis point with no deal yet nailed down to avoid a catastrophic US debt default just 36 hours before a crucial deadline

NOT OPEN FOR BUSINESS. The United States federal government went into a partial shutdown October 1, 2013, after Congress failed to pass a budget bill. In this photo, a stop sign is seen next to the US Congress building in Washington DC, September 30, 2013. AFP/Mladen Antonov

White House, Republicans bicker, shutdown drags on

Oct 10, 2013 - 10:46 AM

Washington is lurching ever closer to an October 17 deadline to raise the US government s statutory borrowing limit

NOT OPEN FOR BUSINESS. The United States federal government went into a partial shutdown October 1, 2013, after Congress failed to pass a budget bill. In this photo, a stop sign is seen next to the US Congress building in Washington DC, September 30, 2013. AFP/Mladen Antonov

Unemployment rate in rich countries edges up: OECD

Sep 11, 2012 - 10:13 PM

Unemployment rates continued to vary widely in July