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27 April 2018 - In the fourth quarter of 2017, FDI flows reached their lowest level since 2013 (USD 280 billion). Inflows to the OECD decreased by 37%, largely driven by decreases in the United Kingdom and the United States from high levels in 2016. Outflows from the OECD decreased by a more modest 4%.
ASEAN-OECD Investment Programme fosters dialogue and experience sharing between OECD members and ASEAN member states to enhance the investment climate in the region.
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This report analyses the evolving privatisation process as part of an effort to ensure an effective corporate governance framework for SOEs. It documents the main findings of the OECD Working Party on State Ownership and Privatisation Practices’ ongoing project on privatisation and broadening of ownership of SOEs.
This report serves as a one-stop-shop of country-by-country, up-to-date information on SOEs’ institutional, legal and governance frameworks.
25-26 April 2018, Tokyo - This event will bring together key stakeholders from the Asia Pacific region to discuss policy issues relevant to the sound development of insurance and private pensions markets.
This paper examines the implications of digitalisation and digital technologies for international investment and investment policy, with a particular focus on digital policies relating to national security and digital policies directed at business operations.
Blockchain is a general-purpose distributed ledger technology that threatens to disrupt markets and institutions across the world. To study its implications on competition policy, the OECD will be holding a hearing in June 2018. This page contains all related materials.
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Many governments seek to promote and facilitate inward investments that they expect will benefit their economy. This paper looks at the merits of an international framework to facilitate investment in support of sustainable and inclusive growth.
International investment spurs prosperity and economic development in home and recipient countries. Policy coordination helps governments resist protectionist pressures and develop effective policies. The OECD's Freedom of Investment process brings together some 56 governments from around the world to exchange information and experiences on investment policies at regular roundtables.
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This document contains the 2018 OECD/INFE Toolkit for measuring financial literacy and financial inclusion. This is an updated version of the toolkit welcomed by G20 leaders in September 2013.