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Investment Newsletter No.8 focuses on recent developments in foreign direct investment in OECD countries, OECD guidance on Sovereign Wealth Funds, China's efforts to promote responsible business conduct in co-operation with OECD and OECD and ILO initiatives to promote responsible business conduct.
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This brochure, prepared for the International Monetary and Financial Committee on 11 October 2008, presents OECD guidance for recipient country policies towards SWFs, as well as an overview of OECD work on Freedom of Investment.
The OECD guidance for recipient country investment policies relating to national security OECD was adopted by the OECD Investment Committee on 8 October 2008. Taken together, the OECD guidance for recipient countries and the Santiago Principles for SWFs provide the international community with a robust framework for promoting mutual trust and confidence and reaping the full benefits of SWFs for home and host countries
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Organised in Paris on 8 October 2008, this roundtable focused on strengthening peer monitoring of recipient country policies, accountability in applying national security investment safeguards and foreign government-controlled investment.
En 2007, les flux d’investissements internationaux de la Russie ont atteint des niveaux record qui font de ce pays l’un des principaux destinataires et émetteurs d’IDE dans le monde. La Russie pourrait accroître sa capacité d’attirer les investissements internationaux en renforçant la concurrence bénéfique et en ouvrant de nouvelles perspectives d’investissement. L’adoption par les entreprises russes de pratiques commerciales
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Investment Newsletter No.7 focuses on recent developments in foreign direct investment (FDI) in OECD countries. FDI outflows from OECD countries in 2007 leapt to a record USD 1.82 trillion from USD 1.2 trillion in 2006 but are projected to fall sharply in 2008.
A l'occasion de la réunion du Conseil de l'OCDE au niveau des ministres à Paris les 4-5 June 2008, les ministres ont adopté la Déclaration de l'OCDE sur les fonds souverains et les politiques des pays.
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Proportionality is one of the three principles that participants in the “Freedom of Investment, National Security and ‘Strategic’ Industries” project agreed should guide investment policy measures addressing national security concerns. This paper aims to support dialogue about proportionality at the OECD Roundtables on Freedom of Investment, as well as summarising responses to a questionnaire on proportionality.
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The OECD Freedom of Investment project provides a forum for discussing how governments can reconcile their duty to safeguard the essential security interests of their people with the need to protect and expand an open international investment system. Critical infrastructure has received special attention in recent changes to national investment policies in some countries. This paper reviews the role of investment policies in broader
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Transparency is the cornerstone of a well-functioning regulatory process. Countries participating in the “Freedom of Investment” project have exchanged experiences and ideas about the transparency and predictability of security-related reviews of foreign investment proposals. This paper summarises the findings of these discussions.