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.

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GDP growth: -1.8% Q1 2020/Q4 2019
Consumer price inflation: 0.9% Apr 2020 annual
Trade (G20): -4.3% exp, -3.9% imp, Q1 2020/Q4 2019
Unemployment: 8.4% Apr 2020
Last update: 9 July 2020

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