Singapore, 28 May 2015: This roundtable will focus on key themes related to G20 work this year, including how policymakers and investors can facilitate private sector infrastructure financing, the development of infrastructure as an asset class, and issues related to the regulation of long-term investment, as well as on recently launched initiatives (G20 Global Infrastructure Hub.
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4-page policy note detailing the key results and recommendations from OECD Trade Policy Paper 179 on the Participation of Developing Countries in Global Value Chains.
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24-page summary paper of the OECD trade policy paper #179 on participation of developing countries in global value chains available on the OECD iLibrary.
While the outlook for many OECD countries remains subdued, Emerging Asia is set for healthy growth over the medium term. Annual GDP growth for the ASEAN -10, China and India is forecast to average 6.5% over 2015-19. Growth momentum remains robust in the 10 ASEAN countries, with economic growth averaging 5.6% over 2015-19.
ASEAN-OECD Investment Programme fosters dialogue and experience sharing between OECD members and ASEAN member states to enhance the investment climate in the region.
Singapore, 4 June 2014: This roundtable focused on how policymakers and investors can facilitate private sector infrastructure financing, as well as issues related to governance for institutional investors and the accounting treatment for long-term investment.
Mr. Angel Gurría , Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Singapore from 31 May to 4 June 2014 to attend the World Cities Summit (WCS) and the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW).
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Analysis for Singapore from OECD trade facilitation indicators that identify areas where countries can improve border procedures, reduce trade costs, boost trade flows and reap greater benefits from international trade.
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Although growth outlook is mixed across Emerging Asia, the latest Asian Business Cycle Indicators (ABCIs) suggest signs of growth stabilisation for China and a more positive outlook for the Philippines and Singapore, while still weak growth prospects for India.