Following the release of latest figures for foreign direct investment, BNN Canada chats with OECD investment expert, Mike Gestrin.
Les flux d'investissements directs étranger (IDE) à destination de 17 pays de l'OCDE, dont l'Allemagne, les États-Unis, la France, le Japon et le Royaume-Uni, ont chutéde 50 % au premier trimestre de 2009 par rapport au dernier trimestre de 2008, selon des estimations rendues publiques par l'Organisation lorsdu Forum de l'OCDE.
In his introductory remarks at the Paris Conference for Long-Term Value & Economic Stability, Angel Gurría talks about the importance of long-term investments and their capacity to help to bring back confidence and to achieve long-term sustainable development throughout the world
The current economic crisis has exposed the deficiencies of economic global governance and the risk of having a highly integrated global economy with fragmented global economic decision-making and regulation. To improve our impact, we do need stronger, more inclusive and better coordinated international organisations, warned the OECD Secretary-General.
With the the global economic crisis, governments are now focused on restoring national economic and employment growth and financial stability which also poses risks for freedom of investment. If they all recognise that open markets will ultimately contribute to a sustainable recovery, they might be tempted to adopt “beggar thy neighbour” policies, including investment protectionism and unfair incentives to attract or retain
With the global economic crisis, governments are now focused on restoring national economic and employment growth and financial stability which also poses risks for freedom of investment.
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Guidelines for Recipient Country Investment Policies relating to National Security have been adopted by the OECD to help governments maintain fair treatment of international investors while meeting their countries' security needs.
Conférence de l'OCDE sur la responsabilité des entreprises
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Government officials from ASEAN countries and investment experts gathered to discuss on various efforts to create a more attractive investment climate in Southeast Asia at the Forum. OECD’s investment instruments and peer review methods were presented and well received by participants as they can help advance their own agenda of investment policy reforms. The Forum took place in Bangkok, Thailand on 27-28 April 2009.
Le Gouvernement du Rwanda a sollicité le soutien de l’OCDE et du NEPAD dans le cadre de l’évaluation des progrès du Rwanda en matière de réforme des politiques d’investissement, en prenant appui sur le Cadre d’action pour l’investissement (CAI).