Costa Rica has officially become a member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development


After a long accession process, Costa Rica was able to officially become the 38th member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development).

Membership accession process began in April 2015Since that date, technical meetings in the 22 OECD committees have begun in order for the country to undertake major reforms to harmonize its legislation with the policies and practices of the OECD countries.

Costa Rica has had to make changes in various areas such as competition policies, guidelines for adopting a national statistical system, developing laws so that people who commit acts of corruption have criminal responsibility, and tax transparency, among others.

The major global economies are recording strong growth: the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

It was in May 2020 when the member states officially invited this country to join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, As of May 25, it has formally joined as a member, making it the fourth country in Latin America to belong to this body.

The countries that make up the organization currently are: Germany, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Korea, Costa Rica, Denmark, Slovenia, Spain, the United States, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel and Italy Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey.

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