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The tax-to-GDP ratio in the Netherlands increased by 0.4 percentage points, from 38.4% in 2016 to 38.8% in 2017. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.2% over the same period.
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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.
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Resistentie onder acht antibiotica-bacterie paren is licht gestegen in de laatste jaren, van 3% in 2005 naar 5% in 2015. Dit kan toenemen tot 6% in 2030 als de huidige trends in antibioticaconsumptie, bevolkingsomvang en economische groei doorzetten. De resistentie prevalentie in Nederland is aanmerkelijk lager dan het OESO gemiddelde in 2015 (17%).
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Resistance proportions for eight antibiotic-bacterium pairs in the Netherlands have slightly increased in recent years, from 3% in 2005 to 5% in 2015, and could go up to 6% by 2030, should current trends in antibiotic consumption, population and economic growth continue into the future. Resistance proportions in the Netherlands were markedly lower than the OECD average in 2015.
These country profiles focus on countries' domestic legislation regarding key transfer pricing principles, including the arm's length principle, transfer pricing methods, comparability analysis, intangible property, intra-group services, cost contribution agreements, transfer pricing documentation, administrative approaches to avoiding and resolving disputes, safe harbours and other implementation measures.
Biographical note of the Permanent Representative of the Netherlands.
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Female labour participation has grown enormously in the Netherlands, but gender gaps in labour market outcomes persist. The gender pay gap for full-time workers is 14%, close to the OECD average, and the gender gap in working hours is large, as most women work part-time.
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In the face of population ageing and related rapid social and economic changes, skills are increasingly crucial to support inclusive growth and social cohesion.
Economic performance in The Netherlands is vibrant and growth is expected to remain robust, underpinned by sound public finances, healthy job creation and high levels of confidence. The current economic expansion should be used to speed up implementation of reforms to ensure future stability and support more inclusive labour markets, according to a new report from the OECD.