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This seminar aimed to advance shared understandings on policies to make the most of cross-border capital flows in support of growth and development and on the value of international co-operation, including the OECD Codes of Liberalisation, in the current context of serious global financial turbulence.
Secretary-General Angel Gurría discussed how co-operation is key in order to best use international capital flows as a tool to finance growth and development that make our economies more prosperous and resilient while dealing with their challenges.
8-9 October 2012 - Midrand, South Africa. This meeting served as an opportunity to relaunch the OECD Network on the Governance of SOEs in Southern Africa and forge ahead with a number of practical and thematic priorities.
This publication provides a comparative assessment of policy measures to promote, support and advance women’s entrepreneurship in 18 Middle East and North Africa economies.
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Organised in Paris on 8 October 2012, the 17th Roundtable discussed recent investment policy developments including continued discussions focusing on investor-state dispute settlement.
The Latin America and Caribbean-OECD Investment Initiative promotes dialogue and closer co-operation on pressing issues facing the investment policy community in Latin America and the Caribbean.
OECD working papers on finance, insurance and private pensions address such policy issues as risk management, governance, types of investments, benefit protection and financial education.
Established in 1999, the OECD-Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance serves as a regional forum for exchanging experiences and advancing the reform agenda on corporate governance while promoting awareness and use of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance.
Pension Markets in Focus provides a unique source of comparable statistics and indicators of funded pension plan systems from an international perspective and also facilitates cross-country comparisons of the most up-to-date statistics and indicators on key aspects of retirement systems across OECD and non-OECD countries. It provides information about the main trends and features of funded pension plan systems in a clear and concise
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Pension fund assets in OECD countries hit a record USD 20.1 trillion in 2011 but return on investment fell below zero, with an average negative return of -1.7%s, according to the OECD’s latest Pension Markets in Focus. The report says that weak equity markets and low interest rates drove the poor performance.