About Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) recently suggested exploring the scope of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) to include real estate under the automatic exchange of information (AEOI) among countries on a voluntary basis.

About Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)


  • It is an international organisation of 38 countries committed to democracy and the market economy.
  • OECD members are typically democratic countries that support free-market economies.
  • The OECD was established on Dec. 14, 1960, by 18 European nations, plus the United States and Canada.
  • Headquarters: Paris, France.
  • Goal: The stated goal of the OECD is to shape policies that foster prosperity, equality, opportunity and well-being for all.
  • The OECD publishes economic reports, statistical databases, analyses, and forecasts on the outlook for economic growth worldwide.
  • The organization also seeks to eliminate bribery and other financial crime worldwide.
  • The OECD maintains a so-called "black list" of nations that are considered uncooperative tax havens.
  • India is one of the many non-member economies with which the OECD has working relationships in addition to its member countries. 


Q) What is a Market Economy?

A market economy is an economic system in which economic decisions and the pricing of goods and services are guided by the interactions of a country's individual citizens and businesses. There may be some government intervention or central planning, but usually this term refers to an economy that is more market oriented in general.In a market economy, most economic decision making is done through voluntary transactions according to the laws of supply and demand.


Source: OECD wants data sharing on foreign real estate deals