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A consultative body established on 12 April 1960 to further economic and political consultation among the 25 leading industrial nations. It emerged from the Organization for European Economic Co‐operation, set up on 16 April 1948, in order to coordinate the Marshall Plan. With 30 members by 2007, it pursued the common aim of economic prosperity through cooperation and the promotion of world trade, and democratic and political stability in the face of globalization.http://www.oecd.orgThe official website of the OECD.

Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Politics.

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