Publications & Documents


  • 23-April-2015

    English

    State-Owned Enterprises in the Development Process

    This publication is a first response of the OECD to the issue of what role is, or can be, assigned to SOEs as part of national development strategies. The first part of the publication overviews the experiences of five countries (Brazil, China, India, Singapore and South Africa) with using SOEs, and other government-controlled entities as agents of their development strategies. The second part reviews the growing internationalisation of SOEs through foreign trade and investment. These show implications that the usefulness of SOEs in promoting economic development hinges on a number of factors, not least the level of economic development at the beginning of the process. Indeed, if the government’s ambition is to follow a development path already trod by numerous comparable nations it is relatively easy to hammer out a strategy and provide the SOEs with company-specific objectives toward the fulfilment of the strategy. However, experience also shows that some crucial conditions generally need to be met for such SOE-based strategies to be successful, taking into account the capacity of national bureaucracies and avoiding possible adverse impacts on international trade and investment.

     

  • 10-April-2015

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    G20/OECD Corporate Governance Forum

    10 April 2015 - Istanbul, Turkey. Participants debated the content and the direction of the ongoing review of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance. It also addressed issues of systemic importance to sustainable private sector growth, including the institutionalisation of growth companies and SMEs and capital market development in emerging market economies.

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  • 31-March-2015

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    Indonesia Policy Brief: Investment - Upgrading Indonesia's Infrastructure

    Infrastructure investment in Indonesia was seriously impaired by the 1997 Asian financial crisis. Indonesia plans to increase investment sharply through both public spending and private finance. Yet, Indonesia lacks suitable long-term investment vehicles and capital markets are still developing.

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  • 23-March-2015

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    OECD Review of the Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises in Latvia

    This report evaluates the corporate governance framework for the Latvian state-owned enterprise sector relative to the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises. The report was prepared at the request of the Republic of Latvia. It is based on a review involving all OECD countries.

  • 20-March-2015

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    Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises in Southern Africa

    This Network provides a forum for regional dialogue and co-operation. It mainly covers the member economies of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) to support regional and national reformers in their efforts to improve the performance of SOEs.

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  • 12-February-2015

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    Corporate governance, value creation and growth

    This programme focuses on the pivotal role that corporate governance plays for ensuring that the financial sector can serve the needs of non-financial companies in terms of access to capital for innovation, value creation and growth.

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  • 12-February-2015

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    Corporate Bonds, Bondholders and Corporate Governance

    This report provides a comprehensive global overview of corporate bond markets since 2000 and experiences of governance engagement by bondholders. The report also analyses trends in secondary bond markets. It ends with a discussion about the scope for institutional changes that may build a larger community of truly informed and motivated bond investors.

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  • 15-January-2015

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    Public comments received on the 2014/2015 Review of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance

    Public comments received on the 2014/2015 Review of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance

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  • 4-January-2015

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    Public consultation on the 2014 Review of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance

    The Principles are being reviewed to ensure their continuing high quality, relevance and usefulness, taking into account recent developments in the corporate sector and capital markets. The OECD invited public comment on the draft revised text. Deadline for comment: Now closed.

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  • 9-December-2014

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    Public Enforcement and Corporate Governance in Asia: Survey Results from 14 Asian Jurisdictions

    A strong legal and regulatory framework, complemented by effective supervision and enforcement, constitutes an integral part of the overall measure required to strengthen corporate governance. This survey is a follow-up to the OECD Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance report on Reform Priorities in Asia: Taking Corporate Governance to a Higher Level.

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