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An international organization set up to assist member states to develop economic and social policies to promote sustained economic growth with financial stability. OECD members have been mainly free-market industrialized countries: in Europe this includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Outside Europe the OECD includes Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Turkey, and the United States. Mexico became the first of the newly industrialized countries to join, in 1993, and the Czech Republic the first former planned economy to join, in 1995.

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