Recent speeches by Angel Gurría

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Smart Investment in Regions and Cities

6 October 2014
Opening remarks by Angel Gurría at the OPEN DAYS 2014 European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels, Belgium

OECD Employment Outlook 2014

3 September 2014
Speech delivered at the report launch of the 2014 Employment Outlook in Paris, France

By Africa, For Africa: Industrialisation and Integration for Inclusive Growth
6 October 2014
Remarks delivered at the 14th International Economic Forum on Africa. Paris, France
Tohoku Cherry Tree Planting Ceremony

2 September 2014
Remarks delivered at ceremony in Paris, France, to mark the Tohoku School initiative following the 2011 Fukushima tragedy
in Japan

OECD International Forum on Open Government
30 September 2014
Welcoming remarks. OECD Headquarters, Paris
International Forum on Public Employment Policies

25 July 2014
Speech by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, Madrid, Spain

BEPS 2014
16 September 2014
Speech launching the deliverables. Paris, France
G20 Trade Ministerial Meeting

19 July 2014
Speech by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, at the G20 Trade Ministerial Working Lunch in Sydney, Australia

Latvia on the path to OECD membership

12 September 2014
Remarks delivered at Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvia

B20 Panel: The next wave of global investment: what and where?

18 July 2014
Remarks delivered at the B20 Summit in Sydney, Australia

The Riga Conference: Adjusting the global economy to reflect political challenges

12 September 2014
Remarks at the Riga Conference in Riga, Latvia

Presentation of the OECD/WTO/WB publication Global Value Chains: Challenges, Opportunities and Implications for Policy, with Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade, Australia

17 July 2014
Remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General. Sydney, Australia

OECD 2014 Economic Survey: Spain

8 September 2014
Remarks delivered at the survey launch in Madrid, Spain

Addressing policy impediments to private investment in African infrastructure

15 July 2014
Remarks delivered at the OECD-AfDB Seminar in Paris, France


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Mr Carmel Shama-Hacohen, Israel
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Mr Gabriele Checchia, Italy
Mr Pierre Duquesne, France
Ms Rebekah Riley, New Zealand
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© OECD Observer No 300, Q3 2014

Economic data

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Consumer price inflation: 2.3% Dec 2017 annual
Trade: +4.3% exp, +4.3% imp, Q3 2017
Unemployment: 5.5% Dec 2017
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