International investment

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  • Updating the Policy Framework for Investment (PFI)

    The Policy Framework for Investment (PFI) has been extensively used in dozens of countries since it was first endorsed in 2006. The OECD is currently conducting a multi-stakeholder update of this instrument ensure its continued impact in a world that has significantly changed over the past seven years.

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  • Fostering investment in infrastructure

    Adequate infrastructure is necessary for sustainable economic and social development. However investment in infrastructure in most developing and emerging economies needs to be substantially increased. This paper draws on 22 OECD Investment Policy Reviews undertaken in such economies and identifies policy options to enhance the enabling environment for infrastructure investment.

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  • 9th Forum on responsible mineral supply chains

    4-6 May 2015 - This meeting will provide the opportunity to review and discuss implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance, the ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism, and other initiatives to enable responsible mineral supply chains. Issues pertinent to the tin, tantalum and tungsten (3Ts) and gold supply chains will also be addressed during the Forum.

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The OECD works to enhance the contribution of international investment to growth and sustainable development worldwide by advancing investment policy reform and international co-operation.

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OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

‌Recommendations for multinational enterprises on principles and standards for responsible business conduct.

Due diligence in the mining minerals sector

Management recommendations for global responsible supply chains of minerals to help companies respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict.


Foreign direct investment statistics

‌Access data, analysis and forecasts based on most recent FDI statistics for OECD and G20 countries.


Investment policy framework

The most comprehensive and systematic approach for improving investment conditions ever developed.


Freedom of investment

This process brings together some 54 governments to develop guidance for open, transparent and non-discriminatory investment policies.


Investment for green growth

Making investment in the environment a driver for economic growth.


International investment law

The OECD works to improve the outcomes of international investment agreements for governments and investors alike.


Investment instruments

Spearheading efforts to develop international rules relating to capital movements, international investment and trade in services.  

 


Investment for development:
Regional and country initiatives

Strengthening investment policies around the globe.