Since regaining its independence in 1990, Lithuania has undergone a remarkable economic transformation. By the end of 2000, this process had been greatly stimulated by the inflow of some US$2.3 billion in foreign direct investment. FDI has contributed to green-field investment, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the privatisation of state-owned-enterprises. Creating favourable conditions for FDI has been a core element of
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July 2001. Country assessment and action plan. This report was prepared in response to a request from, and in co-operation with, the Government of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1992, the Russian Federation promptly proceeded with initial economic reform measures and privatisation programmes which were largely completed by 1994. Despite the creation of a basic corporate sector, many structural reforms remained incomplete, limiting inflows of foreign investment. Following the financial crisis in 1998, Russia has been in a period of stabilisation and is now showing
Since 1993, the OECD has published Investment Guides for a number of economies in transition. These Guides identify areas of opportunity for (potential) foreign investors, provide information on the historical, political, economic, financial and ...
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Overview of aid flows to the health (including reproductive health) sector by members of the DAC and multilateral institutions. Prepared by the DAC Secretariat for the 3rd meeting of the Commission on Macroeconomics and Health (WHO).
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This presentation was made at a Conference on Fiscal Incentives and Competition for Foreign Direct Investment in the Baltic States which took place in Vilnius on 30 May 2000.
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Chile is a significant host for foreign direct investment (FDI) in South America, especially given the relatively small size of its economy. The attraction of Chile to foreign investors lies not only in its resource abundance but also in its tradition of openness to foreign investment. Chilean policies towards inward investment generally conform to OECD standards, and the country has been a trailblazer within Latin America in terms of
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August 1993. This publication seeks to add to the understanding of the problems which policy makers of Central and Eastern European Countries (CEECs) face in designing and implementing exchange control policies.
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Although the debate on the tying of aid has been raging for some time, this report is the first systematic study of this policy area undertaken to date.