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.
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In addition to the health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, both individuals and businesses face significant costs and losses. This note reviews the potential coverage available for COVID-19 related losses across different lines of insurance business and provides a high-level assessment of the availability of coverage based on common industry practices as of April 2020.
Each year, the Competition Committee holds several Best Practice Roundtables. This list contains links to the proceedings from these roundtables from 1995 to the present date.
8 April 2020 - The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is posing many challenges for the economy and public financial management systems. Yasemin Hurcan, Fatos Koc and Emre Balibek talk about how "cash buffers" can help governments mitigate short-term liquidity needs.
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.
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic eroding market and business confidence, this policy note encourages finnancial authorities to implement early and ambitious policy responses in their respective jurisdictions.
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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.