Donald J. Johnston

Secretary-General of the OECD
Donald J. Johnston was OECD secretary-general for two consecutive terms, from June 1996 to June 2006. Mr Johnston had previously been a lawyer and politician who spent 10 years in the Canadian parliament and served as a cabinet minister in a number of senior portfolios. For more background, please click here.

Economic data

GDP growth: +0.2% Q4 2019
Consumer price inflation: 2.3% January 2020
Trade (G20): -0.1% exp, -1.3% imp, Q4 2019
Unemployment: 5.1% January 2020
Last update: 11 March 2020

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