Guedes urged advanced economies to increase their contribution to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT) and lend to more vulnerable countries.
The Brazilian delegation at the OECD Ministerial Meeting took the opportunity to underscore the importance of the organization in global economic governance and Brazil’s role in the process of expanding the OECD.
Guedes mentioned that Brazil plans to “unilaterally” reduce import tariffs. “We’re also talking to our friends in Mercosur, because we want a flexible and modern Mercosur,” he declared.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said today (Jan. 15) Brazil has made significant progress in meeting the requirements to enter the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
The increased number of students in school across Brazil may have played a role in the country’s mark on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), said the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), responsible for the test.