This note considers the implications and challenges for international investment and offers initial responses from the OECD investment policy community as economies around the world address the crisis and prepare for the recovery.
This reviews the challenges the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis presents for business behaviour and outlines initial responses by governments and companies. It describes the rationale and method for adopting a responsible business conduct approach to address the crisis and sets down the potential short-term and long-term benefits of such an approach.
CANCELLED - 7-9 April 2020 - We regret to inform you that due to recent developments with respect to the coronavirus (Covid-19) and in order to ensure the health and safety of any guests to the OECD, the OECD leadership has decided to cancel the Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains scheduled to take place on 7-9 April 2020.
FDI statistics can be an important input for evaluating the impact of reforms to improve the investment climate in countries. To support informed policy-making, the OECD has undertaken reviews of country’s compilation of FDI statistics.
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This report will use this framework in its evaluation of Jordan's FDI statistics although some of these dimensions are more relevant for FDI statistics than others. The report begins with a summary of recent trends in Jordan's FDI.
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This project reviews Egypt's FDI statistics to assess their compatibility with the international guidelines (BPM6 and BMD4); to assess the data sources and estimation methods used; and to examine both the feasibility and the usefulness of compiling additional series, such as by country of ultimate investor.
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This report is based on Tunisia's response to a survey asking for information on their FDI statistics; discussions and information provided during and following a workshop on FDI statistics in Tunis in March 2019; on information provided by the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA); on other sources of information on data sources and methods.
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Le présent rapport utilise ce cadre pour évaluer les statistiques d’IDI de la Tunisie, bien que certaines dimensions soient plus importantes que d’autres dans le cas précis des statistiques d’IDI. Ce document présente d’abord un résumé des évolutions récentes de l’IDI en Tunisie.
The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises recommend that enterprises conduct due diligence in order to identify, prevent or mitigate and account for how actual and potential adverse impacts are addressed. This Due Diligence Guidance provides practical support to enterprises by providing plain language explanations of due diligence recommendations and associated provisions.
Postponed until further notice - The 6th annual OECD Investment Treaty Conference will explore how governments are integrating policies relating to business responsibilities into their trade and investment treaties, and potential policy options.