Australian farmers more competitive following historic WTO deal

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Australian farmers more competitive following historic WTO deal 

SYDNEY, Dec. 21 — Australia's farming produce is set to become more competitive after the World Trade Organization (WTO) agrees to end USD 15 billion in agriculture export subsidies at the weekend.

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High growth rates attracting French companies to invest in PHL, says envoy

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on High growth rates attracting French companies to invest in PHL, says envoy 

PARIS, France, Nov. 30 — The country's good economic fundamentals are serving as a magnet for French companies to invest in the Philippines, the Philippine ambassador to France has said.

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Spain has highest life expectancy in EU: OECD report

December 4, 2014 by · Comments Off on Spain has highest life expectancy in EU: OECD report 

MADRID, Dec. 4 — Spain is the European Union (EU) nation with the highest life expectancy and the second lowest fertility rate, according to 2012 data published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Wednesday.

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Life expectancy on the rise in EU: report

December 4, 2014 by · Comments Off on Life expectancy on the rise in EU: report 

BRUSSELS, Dec. 4 — Life expectancy continues to increase in the European Union (EU), according to a new report jointly released by the European Commission and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Wednesday.

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OECD estimates modest global growth in morose business climate in eurozone

November 26, 2014 by · Comments Off on OECD estimates modest global growth in morose business climate in eurozone 

PARIS, Nov 26 — In its latest outlook report released on Tuesday, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) saw modest growth of the global economy in the coming two years with high risks of a volatile financial market and high joblessness in the eurozone.

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OECD projects weak growth, high joblessness in France

November 26, 2014 by · Comments Off on OECD projects weak growth, high joblessness in France 

PARIS, Nov. 26 — Growth in France would rise gradually in 2015 and 2016, but it will remain too weak to digest a large slice of unemployed people among its 66 million population, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday.

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