Publications & Documents


  • 5-November-2018

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    SME financing

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are key contributors to economic growth and job creation. OECD work on the financing of SMEs has intensified following the recent economic and financial crisis and in light of the emergence of FinTech and blockchain technologies.

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  • 5-November-2018

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    Current trends in investment policies related to national security and public order

    Over the past decades, most countries, especially advanced economies, have eliminated barriers to capital inflows. This has created vast opportunities for home and host economies as well as for businesses. With these opportunities came occasional risks, not least potential risks for the host country’s national security or public order.

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  • 5-November-2018

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    Investment policies related to national security and public order

    While foreign investment supports growth and development, creates jobs and enhances welfare, it carries a potential risk for the host country’s national security or public order. This is why international instruments and agreements recognise countries’ rights to manage such risks.

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  • 2-November-2018

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    APEC Effective Approaches Capacity building package to accelerate infrastructure development and financing in APEC economies

    At the Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting in Port Moresby on 15-16 March 2018, Deputies indicated their support for Papua New Guinea’s proposal to develop a capacity building package to accelerate infrastructure development and financing in APEC economies.

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  • 1-November-2018

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    The OECD Long-term Investment Project

    Long-term capital is in short supply and has become increasingly so since the 2008 financial crisis. This has profound implications for growth and financial stability. The OECD Long-term Investment Project is exploring these issues in depth.

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  • 31-October-2018

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    FDI in Figures, October 2018

    31 October 2018 - Global FDI flows fell 35% to USD 432 billion in the first half of 2018 compared to the previous 6 months, hitting their lowest level since the first half of 2013. FDI flows dropped by 9% in Q1 2018 and by 38% in Q2, to USD 266 billion and USD 166 billion respectively.

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  • 31-October-2018

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    Foreign Direct Investment Statistics: Data, Analysis and Forecasts

    Latest statistics for global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows and international mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Analysis, trends and forecasts from the OECD using FDI statistics collected in accordance with latest international guidelines.

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  • 31-October-2018

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    News from the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs

    This newsletter reports on our work with governments, business, trade and civil society around the world to improve the domestic and global policies that affect business and markets.

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  • 29-October-2018

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    OECD/CVM Centre on Financial Education and Literacy in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Established in December 2016, the OECD/CVM Centre promotes efficient financial education in Latin America and the Caribbean through a range of activities including meetings, surveys, mutual learning through peer reviews, and research.

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  • 26-October-2018

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    OECD Committee on Financial Markets Elects New Chair

    26/10/2018 - The OECD Committee on Financial Markets has confirmed the appointment of Aerdt Houben, Director of the Financial Markets Division at De Nederlandsche Bank, as its Chair.

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