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The digital revolution, globalisation and demographic changes are transforming labour markets at a time when policy makers are also struggling with slow productivity and wage growth and high levels of income inequality. The new OECD Jobs Strategy provides a comprehensive framework and policy recommendations to help countries address these challenges
International cooperation and collective action are critical to tackling the world’s major challenges, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said following the G20 Leaders’ Summit held in Buenos Aires amid heightened trade tensions but at which important advances were made on a number of priorities of Argentina’s presidency.
Over the last ten years, the G20 has worked jointly to overcome the legacies of the global economic crisis. Levelling the playing field and addressing the shortcomings in the international economic system have been crucial in our efforts to foster strong, sustainable and inclusive growth.
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This report contains two parts. Part I reports on the activities and achievements in the OECD’s international tax agenda. Part II reports on the activities and achievements of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.
Institutional investors, with their trillion dollars under management, could potentially make an important contribution to the financing of infrastructure but they don’t. Our 2018 Annual Survey of Large Pension Funds and Public Pension Reserve Funds highlights this again, and especially in developing countries.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Buenos Aires from 29 November to 1 December 2018, to attend the G20 Leaders’ Summit, where he will deliver remarks on future of work and gender as well as on international taxation.
Twenty-eight officials participated in the inaugural “VAT/GST Fraud Investigations” course at the OECD Latin America Academy for Tax and Financial Crime Investigation last week in Buenos Aires.
The OECD is gathering input for the Stage 1 peer reviews of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, India, Latvia, Lithuania and South Africa, and invites taxpayers to submit input on specific issues relating to access to MAP, clarity and availability of MAP guidance and the timely implementation of MAP agreements for each of these jurisdictions using the taxpayer input questionnaire.
I am pleased to welcome you to this signing ceremony of the memorandum of understanding between the OECD and the Federal Administration of Public Revenues, establishing the OECD Latin America Academy for Tax and Financial Crime Investigation.
On tax matters, thanks to the support of Leaders and Finance Ministers, major progress has been achieved which has demonstrated that international cooperation, in a multilateral framework, can support and strengthen national sovereignty.