Opening remarks by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría at an event jointly organised by the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China and the OECD in celebration of the 20th anniversary of China-OECD co-operation.
Low oil prices and monetary easing are boosting growth in the world’s major economies, but the near-term pace of expansion remains modest, withabnormally low inflation and interest rates pointing to risks of financial instability, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Assessment.
On the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the OECD’s collaboration with China, the following events will take place in Beijing.
The China-DAC Study Group was formed by the International Poverty Reduction Centre in China (IPRCC) and the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) in 2009. It aims to facilitate the sharing of experiences and promote learning on growth and poverty reduction.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for China identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
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Many policy initiatives have been implemented in China, in recognition of the key role quality plays in strengthening health care systems.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was in Beijing, from 8 to 11 November 2014 to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit.
Beijing, 24 October 2014 - China presented guidelines intended to provide a roadmap for the responsible business conduct of Chinese companies operating overseas. In addition, China and the OECD signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote the implementation by Chinese companies of responsible business conduct in global mineral supply chains.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Beijing, from 20 to 22 October 2014 to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers Meetings.
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During the global economic crisis, China’s unemployment rate (in urban areas) remained almost unchanged despite the slowdown in the real economy. The unemployment rate peaked at 4.3% in 2009, only 0.3 percentage points above the pre-crisis level, while the real GDP growth rate fell from 14.2% in 2007 to 9.2% in 2009.