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This study records and evaluates the development so far of an enabling environment for FDI and suggests policy options designed to improve it further. Foreign investors were initially attracted to China by cheap land and labour, the promise of a large market and, to some extent, by fiscal incentives. To sustain and increase large-scale FDI inflows, it is now necessary
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December 2000. Because of its size, China's "open door policy" launched twenty years ago constitutes a unique and vast laboratory for the study of major structural changes in China and the world economy.
This book demonstrates some of the pitfalls associated with services liberalisation but none the less recommends perseverance and even acceleration of the reforms.
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The analysis and assessments in this report provide valuable insights into the key issues confronting SME owners and managers in Albania, and the challenges for policy makers.
This publication is a collection of conference papers from the OECD Global Forum on International Investment (GFII) held in Shanghai on 5-6 December 2002.
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Short analysis of trends in aid for water extended by members of the DAC and multilateral institutions, prepared by the DAC Secretariat for the 3rd World Water Forum in Kyoto.
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This report provides valuable insights into the key issues confronting SME owners and managers in Croatia, and the challenges for policy makers. It draws on the practical experience and views of Croatian SME representatives, expert advisors, and the OECD and EBRD.
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This report has been jointly produced by the OECD and the EBRD in cooperation with expert regional consultants. It draws on the extensive experience and work of both organisations in transition economies including the countries of South East Europe.
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OECD countries have recently agreed to a positive reform agenda for agricultural policies. Central to this agenda is the need to set out clearly the objectives of agricultural policies, and to monitor the performance of alternative policies in at...
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29 April 2003. Within the framework of the Carribbean Rim Investment Initiative (CRII), this study provides an overall factual assessment of investment conditions in Costa Rica.