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Rich countries' unemployment rose in Feb: OECD

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 17:13

Unemployment in advanced countries rose slightly in February, the OECD said on Wednesday, a setback after recent falls.

OECD development aid hits record high in 2013, Europe lags

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 21:20

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which is considering changing its definition of what constitutes aid, said states in the Paris-based club doled out USD 134.8 billion last year.

India likely to see weak economic growth, says OECD

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 20:20

India and many major emerging economies are expected to see weak growth even as prospects have stabilised in most of the advanced countries, says a report by Paris-based think-tank OECD.

OECD inflation falls to 1.4%, crimped by energy prices

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 18:35

In the eurozone, inflation "slowed to 0.7 percent in February, compared with 0.8 percent in January," the OECD said.

Rich countries to borrow less as crisis eases: OECD

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 20:47

The world's richest countries will borrow less from the market this year than at any time since 2007, the OECD said Friday, as governments tighten their belts in the wake of the debt crisis.

Unemployment rate in advanced economies steady at 7.6%: OECD

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 19:34

The unemployment rate in advanced countries was steady at 7.6 percent in January, with 46.2 million people looking for work nearly six years after the financial crisis began, OECD data showed on Thursday.

OECD suspends Russian membership process, favours Ukraine

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 19:33

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Thursday that it had postponed the process for Russian membership and said it would boost links with Ukraine.

OECD suspends accession talks with Russia

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 16:57

The OECD said on Thursday it had postponed all activities related to Russia`s accession to the organisation following a request from its 34 members.

Black money: Swiss exchanging 'lawful' info with India

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 12:54

With India stepping up its pursuit of alleged black money in Swiss banks, Switzerland says it is exchanging information with Indian authorities on all lawful requests, but cannot help on enquiries based on stolen banking data.

India, global investors need dialogue on tax issues: OECD

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 18:57

Indian government, industry and global investors should engage in a "constructive dialogue" to resolve taxation issues for facilitating greater flow of foreign investments into the country, OECD's global tax policy expert has said.

OECD delivers new global standard to target tax cheats

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 12:17

The OECD on Sunday delivered a new global standard to crack down on tax evasion with more than 40 countries already committing to the measures.

India should address infra bottlenecks to boost growth: OECD

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 00:17

The OECD has said India needs to address its infrastructure shortfalls and pervasive state control in business activities, among other things, to maintain robust growth.