9 September 2007, Xiamen, China
Jointly organised by the OECD and China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), this seminar on "Measuring FDI to promote a harmonious society" took place on 9 September 2007, in Xiamen, China, on the occasion of the 11th China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT - www.chinafair.org.cn).
Discussions focused on:
FDI trends and developments in OECD countries;
an analysis of recent FDI to and from China;
measuring inward/outward investment for policy making, including a case study of Japan;
the crucial role of enterprises in information flows for a sound measurement of investment, including a case study of the Netherlands.
The seminar also provided an occasion for the Chinese government to launch a new publication on China’s Outward Investment Statistics.
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