This book provides a selection of papers presented at the Conference on FDI in China's Regional Development, organised in Xian on 11-12 October 2001 at the request of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Co-operation.
Between 1995 and 2001, the OECD reported and analysed privatisation activities and trends in the OECD member countries. These reports, which were issued annually, provide information on privatisation proceeds by country, method of transaction, sectoral makeup of activities and discuss the key factors shaping the trends.
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This publication, prepared by the OECD and the South East Europe Regional Roundtable for Investment Promotion, highlights the strategic policies and practices that provide a competitive foundation for attracting Foreign Direct Investment.
19 June 2002, Paris, France. In conjunction with the 2002 Annual Meeting, National Contact Points held a Roundtable on "Corporate Responsibility: Supply Chains and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises".
In December 1999, the OECD in co-operation with USAID helped establish the South Eastern European Partnership on Accountancy Development (SEEPAD). SEEPAD held its first General Assembly meeting as a formally constituted body in Bucharest Romania on 19-20 June 2002. Following the successful constitution of this body, the OECD is no longer directly involved in the work of this organisation.
19 June 2002, St Petersburg, Russia. This roundtable focused on emerging investment challenges and opportunities in Russia.
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This report considers the challenges of conducting business responsibly in countries characterised by civil strife and extensive human rights violations. It focuses particularly on extractive industry companies and documents the search for solutions.
These reviews of investment policy in the Ukraine provide a record of the reforms underway and the debate on the reform process in Ukraine - a country with strong economic potential but which has yet to be perceived as an attractive destination for foreign direct investment.
23-24 May 2002, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The aim of this meeting was to pursue high-level policy dialogue between OECD countries and their Brazilian counterparts on major private pension issues.
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This article, by Mehmet Ögütçü and Markus Taube, was published in the May 2002 edition of the OECD Observer [www.oecdobserver.org].