Jakarta, Indonesia, 5-6 July 2005
Hosted by the Government of Indonesia and organised under the auspices of the OECD Investment Committee in co-operation with UNESCAP and ADB, this conference took place on 5-6 July 2005 at Hotel Mulia Senayan Jakarta, in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The main themes of the conference were:
The conference gathered representatives of private companies, senior government officials from OECD and Asian countries and representatives of international/regional organisations and of the civil society.
Session 1: Investment for Development – Implementing the Monterrey Consensus
Session 2: Improving the investment climate – but how?
Session 3: How may the rest of the world assist? ODA/investment synergies
Session 4: Getting the policy framework right – toward a structured approach
- Assessing policies for investment:
“Policy Framework and Non-binding Principles: of what value to policy makers?”, Dr. Chintan HUANG, Executive Secretary, Investment Commission, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Chinese Taipei.
“OECD and ADB’s approaches to anti-corruption: ADB OECD Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia-Pacific: Effect on encouraging private investment”, Mr. Ramesh SUBRAMANIAM, Principal Economist, Indonesia Resident Mission, Asian Development Bank.
Draft Chapter of the Policy Framework for Investment on “Investment Policy”, Mr. Michael GESTRIN, Senior Economist, Investment Division, OECD.
Draft Chapter of the Policy Framework for Investment on “Investment Promotion and Facilitation”, Ms. Kimberly
Focus on investment incentives: Recent experiences from ASEAN and China:
Investment incentives: levelling the playing field or giving away gifts?, Mr. Douglas H. BROOKS, Principal Economist, Economics and Research Department, Asian Development Bank.
Competition among ASEAN countries: pros and cons, Mr. Noordin AZHARI, Director, Bureau for Economic Integration, ASEAN Secretariat.
The Chinese success story: implications for investment in South East Asia?, Dr. Hank LIM, Director of Research, Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA).
Mr. Takeshi Koyama
Directorate for Finance and Enterprise Affairs