WORLD FINANCE & TRADE AGREEMENTS

G20 makes progress on international tax reform but must do more for low-income countries

23 Feb 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media

Progress by G20 Finance Ministers toward tackling the issue of multinational tax avoidance has been welcomed by Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke, though there is a need for more specifics on how and when low-income countries will benefit.

Reforming international tax system must be priority of G20

21 Feb 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media

The G20 must take necessary steps to reform the international taxation system to stop wealthy tax dodgers, beginning at its Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting this weekend (22-23 Feb) in Sydney.

G20 must act on tax evasion and rising inequality: Oxfam

5 Sep 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

Multinational tax evasion is entrenching poverty and weakening developing country economies, international agency Oxfam has warned ahead of the G20 leaders meeting in Russia which is set to chart a plan for boosting global economic growth.

The Aussies and Kiwis shouldn’t leave island neighbours high and dry

4 Aug 2010 by Oxfam

Prime Minister Julia Gillard won’t be attending a meeting of Pacific island leaders this week (Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 August) – despite the fact that she is currently at the helm of the Pacific Islands Forum.