Foreign direct investment (FDI) is one of the forces fostering closer economic interdependence among countries. The rapid increase in FDI flows has generated considerable debate about its environmental and social implications in host countries. This publication examines the FDI-environment relationship in a specific sector and identifies emerging best practices. Empirical evidence from the mining sector is presented, and the key
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This speech was made by Mr Mehmet Ögütçü at an OECD-Russia Investment Roundtable which was held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on 19 June 2002.
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The aim of this paper is to provide a statistical update of an earlier analysis on FDI in South East European countries and includes Moldova among the countries covered. Various features of FDI in the region and in individual countries are presented in 29 tables. This study, prepared by Gábor Hunya of the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, was commissioned by the Austrian Ministry of Economy and Labour.
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Ministers representing the nations of South East Europe met in Vienna on 18 July 2002 under the auspices of the Stability Pact Investment Compact to sign this declaration on common principles and best practices designed to attract private investment in the region.
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This document reproduces the Synthesis of Discussions and Conclusions chapter from the OECD publication entitled "Foreign Direct Investment in China: Challenges and Prospects for Regional Development".
This book provides a selection of papers presented at the Conference on FDI in China's Regional Development, organised in Xian on 11-12 October 2001 at the request of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Co-operation.
Between 1995 and 2001, the OECD reported and analysed privatisation activities and trends in the OECD member countries. These reports, which were issued annually, provide information on privatisation proceeds by country, method of transaction, sectoral makeup of activities and discuss the key factors shaping the trends.
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This publication, prepared by the OECD and the South East Europe Regional Roundtable for Investment Promotion, highlights the strategic policies and practices that provide a competitive foundation for attracting Foreign Direct Investment.
19 June 2002, Paris, France. In conjunction with the 2002 Annual Meeting, National Contact Points held a Roundtable on "Corporate Responsibility: Supply Chains and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises".
In December 1999, the OECD in co-operation with USAID helped establish the South Eastern European Partnership on Accountancy Development (SEEPAD). SEEPAD held its first General Assembly meeting as a formally constituted body in Bucharest Romania on 19-20 June 2002. Following the successful constitution of this body, the OECD is no longer directly involved in the work of this organisation.