How many are the members of OECD?

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) now has 35 Member countries that span the globe, from North and South America to Europe and Asia-Pacific. They include many of the world’s most advanced countries but also emerging countries like Mexico, Chile and Turkey.

They also work closely with emerging economies like the People's Republic of China, India and Brazil and developing economies in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Together, our goal continues to be to build a stronger, cleaner and fairer world.

See CURRENT MEMBERSHIP at OECD' Members and Partners page.

OECD uses its wealth of information on a broad range of topics to help governments foster prosperity and fight poverty through economic growth and financial stability. They help ensure the environmental implications of economic and social development are taken into account.

OECD's work is based on continued monitoring of events in member countries as well as outside OECD area, and includes regular projections of short and medium-term economic developments. The OECD Secretariat collects and analyses data, after which committees discuss policy regarding this information, the Council makes decisions, and then governments implement recommendations.

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In latest news, reversing the Brexit process would boost the UK economy, the international economic body, the OECD has said.

A new referendum or a change of government leading to the UK staying within the EU would have a "significant" positive impact on growth, the OECD said.

It also warned "no deal" would see investment seize up, the pound hit new lows and the UK's credit rating cut.

It said the outcome of the Brexit negotiations was hard to predict. Read more of the report at BBC.

Wednesday, October 18 2017