Axel van Trotsenburg
22 June 2011
All investor eyes may be on economic movements in Greece and the US, what about the home front? World Bank vice president Axel van Trotsenburg shares plans to bridge global partnerships following meetings with DFAT and the Treasury.
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The Tax Institute is calling for a more simplified tax system, as well as robust revenue streams to safeguard Australia's future. To discuss this and what role the GST plays in the tax system, Robert Jeremenko joins Switzer TV.
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