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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia has nominated outgoing Finance Minister Mathias Cormann as its candidate for the next secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday.
Cormann will be up against candidates that include U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee, deputy White House Chief of Staff Christopher Liddell.
“We believe the OECD needs the sort of leadership that we think Australia and an Australian can provide,” Morrison told reporters in Canberra.
“I can think of no finer candidate that Australia can put forward – with his experience.”
The OECD is a organisation