This edition provides operational guidelines on how foreign direct investment (FDI) activity should be measured and sets the world standard for direct investment statistics.
English, Excel, 1,678kb
This paper provides an overview of current government schemes promoting corporate reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and analyses their main building blocks. It describes the drivers and challenges for governments, companies and investors in dealing with GHG reporting
This database gathers detailed historical statistics on international direct investment to and from the OECD area. Data are broken down by geographical zone and industrial sector for direct investment flows and stocks.
This project analyses good government policies and responsible business practices to enhance the contribution of private and international investment to reducing carbon emissions.
English, PDF, 737kb
This paper documents efforts to date to define and measure green FDI and to investigate the practicability of various possible definitions, as well as to identify investment policy restrictions to green FDI.
English, PDF, 1,565kb
This working paper presents a survey establishing a statistical portrait of governments’ investment treaty writing practices in relation to environmental concerns.
Find answers to the most frequently asked questions concerning FDI statistics collected by the OECD.
Read about OECD efforts to help governments improve the domestic and global policies that affect business and markets in the wake of the global economic crisis.
English, Excel, 1,042kb
This working paper, the 2010 update of the FDI Restrictiveness Index (FDI Index), expands the sectors covered and revises the way in which FDI measures are scored and weighted.
English, Excel, 597kb
This working paper examines two issues concerning foreign state-controlled investors: whether the doctrine of foreign state immunity may make it difficult for private parties to pursue legitimate claims against them and whether that doctrine creates regulatory enforcement gaps for host countries.