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8 September 2003, Geneva. The primary purpose of this inaugural meeting was to discuss with key partners issues related to attracting and utilising investment as a vehicle for growth and development in Africa.
The OECD has produced a considerable amount of analytical work addressing the issue of incentives for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). This list, compiled in the context of a 2002 project undertaken by the Investment Committee, provides an overview of this work which is indicative, rather than exhaustive, of the large body of work undertaken by several OECD bodies in this area.
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Proceedings from the Second Forum for Asian Insolvency Reform - December 2002. This volume examines both the theory and the practice of Asian insolvency reform. It provides an extensive regional overview and assessment..
This conference provided an international forum for discussion of the key policy issues related to implementation of the new, privately funded pension system in Russia and “best practice” regulatory and supervisory mechanisms used in OECD countries.
This publication contains an in-depth analysis of the assessment, management and compensation of the so-called "expanding systemic risks", to which market players and insurers are exposed.
10-11 July 2003, San Jose, Costa Rica. This conference focused on major regulatory and supervisory issues relevant to private pension systems in Latin America, particularly AIOS members, and in the OECD member countries.
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This presentation was made at the International Seminar held in Bogota, Colombia on 10 July 2003. It discusses the process for the review of the Principles, as well as the Latin American White Paper on Corporate Governance
China’s scorecard for attracting foreign investment reads like this: Trying hard, doing well, but could do even better.
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December 2000. Because of its size, China's "open door policy" launched twenty years ago constitutes a unique and vast laboratory for the study of major structural changes in China and the world economy.
This study records and evaluates the development so far of an enabling environment for FDI and suggests policy options designed to improve it further. Foreign investors were initially attracted to China by cheap land and labour, the promise of a large market and, to some extent, by fiscal incentives. To sustain and increase large-scale FDI inflows, it is now necessary