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Lisbon, Feb. 18 (Lusa) – The Portuguese economy is "on the right track" but a lot has to be done to promote more sustainable growth, the secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Angel Gurría, said at a press conference at the ministry of economy in Lisbon on Monday.
Gurría said the country's "ambitious structural reforms" that were "implemented with success" in the last decade would contribute to the economy continuing to recover.
The OECD, Gurría said, is proud of having accompanied Portugal during its success and continues to be determined to help the country develop and apply better policies for better living standards.
He also pointed to the government's "excellent collaboration" and applauded the "good news" regarding the Portuguese economy.
Ten years after a "very destructive crisis, the recovery is now consolidated," he said.
However, he warned that there were still "scars" from the crisis and pointed to a high poverty rate of the working age population.
He said it was necessary to "improve the resilience of public finances and the financial system" and said external shocks threatened the growth of an open economy like Portugal's.
Gurría also said he was concerned about uncertainties surrounding the China - U.S. trade war and Portugal's labour productivity, which is below the average of OECD members, should be accompanied by the government, he said, as well as the ageing of the population.
Portugal's government recognises many of the problems and suggestions presented by the OECD but the country "does not necessarily have to follow them," Portugal's deputy minister to the prime minister and for the economy, Pedro Siza Vieira, said on Monday.
The OECD said in its latest report - presented on Monday in Lisbon by OECD secretary-general Angel Gurría alongside Siza Vieira and deputy minister and secretary of state of finance Ricardo Mourinho Félix - said that Portugal had too many tax exemptions and reduced rates, in particular for VAT.
The OECD also encouraged the country to broaden its tax base.
ICO/MWYP // ADB.
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Date : 2019-02-19 09:33:26







 

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