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Romania ready to start accession talks with OECD

Staff Writer | May 19, 2017
Romania is ready to start accession talks with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) as soon as possible, said Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu.
Sorin Grindeanu
Cooperation   Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu:
"OECD membership will reconfirm the economic progress and development levels attained by Romania," Grindeanu a conference.

"We strongly believe that this can happen quite soon," said the head of government, adding: "We are aware of the process difficulty and we are ready to do our best in the process," and Romania will need support from external partners that are OECD member states.

According to the prime minister, Romania has recorded constant progress that sped up over the past years to assimilate the OECD instruments, while at the same time taking part in the global working structures of the organization.

"We are getting actively consulted and we are interested in even closer cooperation with the OECD in many key areas, such as macroeconomic policies, corporate governance, liberalization of capital flows, migration and many other areas," Grindeanu added.