Latest in Tag: OECD Highlight

Latest in Tag: OECD


OECD notes peak in global economic growth

Global economic growth has peaked, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has said in its latest economic outlook. And more clouds are appearing on the horizon in the form of trade disputes.The OECD revised down its growth forecasts for 2019 for most of the world's major economies. Global GDP is now expected to grow …

Deutsche Welle

Foreign investment in US down sharply

Investment totaled $259.6 billion (€221.2 billion), with the figure representing the second year of decline after a peak in 2015 when foreign investors’ expenditure in the US hit $439.5 billion.

Deutsche Welle

AI to gobble up fewer jobs than previously thought, says OECD

Artificial intelligence is likely to destroy significantly fewer jobs than previously suggested, an OECD study says. But the report finds that teenagers may have a reason to be wary of the onslaught of robots.Robots are expected to replace significantly fewer workers than previously thought, shows a study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development …

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Global Economy threatened by COVID-19

OECD says growth outlook ‘deeply concerning’

Is the world headed for another recession? The OECD has raised the red flag on the global economy, saying international trade this year is expected to fall to levels not seen since the 2009 financial crisis. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Monday sounded the alarm on the global economy, saying a …

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OECD holds FIFA responsible for Qatari World Cup-related labour conditions

  A Swiss government-sponsored unit of the Paris-based Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has defined world football body FIFA as a multi-national bound by the group’s guidelines. As a result, the group concluded that FIFA is responsible for the upholding of the human and labour rights of workers employed in Qatar on 2022 …

James Dorsey

Overseas corporate corruption still a major problem

Cross-border corporate bribery is still a largely unresolved issue, Transparency International has concluded in a fresh report. Germany, it said, was among only few nations actively combating corruption. Transparency International (TI) said Thursday that about half of the 41 signatories to the OECD anti-bribery convention had been doing “little or nothing” to fight growing levels …

Deutsche Welle

Fighting for internet freedom

By Vinton Cerf The internet empowers each one of us to speak, create, learn, and share. Today, more than two billion people are online — about a third of the planet. The internet has become one of the motors of the 21st century economy, allowing all of us to reach a global audience at a …

Fady Salah

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