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OECD Emerging Markets Network - EMnet


‌EMnet is the OECD Development Centre’s business platform for dialogue and analysis of policy challenges, economic trends and business strategies between high-level officials, top executives from multinational corporations and OECD experts, focused on the emerging markets.

EMnet events are closed to the public and operate under Chatham House rule in order to trigger outspoken discussions, and share experiences on how companies and policy makers adapt their strategies to emerging markets issues.

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15 - 16 December 2020 | Save The Date

‌EMnet Global Meeting - Business in a Post-COVID world

By invitation only - to register your interest, please email


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The Business Insights on Emerging Markets 2020 report was launched on May 19th, 2020.

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OECD work on the COVID-19 crisis

Policy Brief on the Regional socio-economic implications and policy priorities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Overviews of the policy responses the COVID-19 crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean; ASEAN Member States; and MENA countries.

Policy Brief on Responsible Business Conduct and COVID-19.

Expanded coverage of policy responses in the OECD Country Tracker.

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15 - 16 December 2020 | Video Conference

EMnet Global Meeting - Business in a Post-COVID world

15 October 2020 | Webinar

Presentation of Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO) 2020: Digital Transformation for Building Back Better.

17 September 2020 | Video Conference

EMnet Working Group on Green Economy in Emerging Markets

21 July 2020 | Video Conference

EMnet Working Group on Business and Sustainability in Emerging Markets

25 June 2020 | Video Conference

EMnet Working Group on Digitalisation in Emerging Markets 

19 May 2020 | Video Conference

EMnet Virtual Meeting on Economic and Business Insights: COVID-19 and Emerging Markets

12 March 2020 | Video Conference
EMnet Working Group on Business and Sustainability in Emerging Markets

6 February 2020 | Online discussion
EMnet webinar on IEA World Energy Outlook 2019

20 January 2020 | OECD Headquarters, Paris

EMnet meeting on Africa on The Future of Production in Africa: the case for regional integration


EMnet reports and publications 2020

Emerging Markets

The 2020 edition of Business Insights on Emerging Markets provides a private sector perspective on investment opportunities and challenges in Asia, Latin America and Africa.

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Latin America

By 2021, at least 40% of Latin America’s GDP is expected to be generated by the digital economy. 

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Urbanisation is increasing rapidly in Asia, where the population of cities grew from 936 million in 2000 to 1.6 billion in 2017. 

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Industrialisation in Africa depends on increasing local production for intra-African exports, which currently represents only 17% of the continent’s total exports.

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 EMnet members

  • AT&T (United States)
  • Avisa Partners (France)
  • Bancolombia (Colombia)
  • BBVA (Spain)
  • Danone (France)
  • Engie (France)
  • Eni (Italy)
  • Grupo Energia Bogota (Colombia)
  • Grupo Santander (Spain)
  • Huawei Technologies (China)
  • Iberdrola (Spain)
  • Johnson & Johnson (United States)
  • Mahindra & Mahindra (India)
  • ManpowerGroup (United States)
  • Mansour Group (Egypt)
  • Michelin (France)
  • Odebrecht (Brazil)
  • Pernod Ricard (France)
  • SAP (Germany)
  • Siemens-Gamesa (Germany/Spain)
  • SUEZ (France)
  • Syngenta (Switzerland)
  • Telefónica (Spain)
  • Veolia Africa (France)
  • Walmart (United States)



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