This publication is a first response of the OECD to the issue of what role is, or can be, assigned to SOEs as part of national development strategies. The first part of the publication overviews the experiences of five countries (Brazil, China, India, Singapore and South Africa) with using SOEs, and other government-controlled entities as agents of their development strategies. The second part reviews the growing internationalisation of SOEs through foreign trade and investment. These show implications that the usefulness of SOEs in promoting economic development hinges on a number of factors, not least the level of economic development at the beginning of the process. Indeed, if the government’s ambition is to follow a development path already trod by numerous comparable nations it is relatively easy to hammer out a strategy and provide the SOEs with company-specific objectives toward the fulfilment of the strategy. However, experience also shows that some crucial conditions generally need to be met for such SOE-based strategies to be successful, taking into account the capacity of national bureaucracies and avoiding possible adverse impacts on international trade and investment.
Widespread corruption was one of the main reasons that led to the change of the political regime in Ukraine in 2014. The new administration pledged to fight corruption, a challenging task in the current context of the economic crisis and military conflict in the East of the country.
Widespread corruption continues to be a major challenge for Kyrgyzstan’s development, despite efforts to streamline its anti-corruption policy and strengthen the institutional framework since 2012.
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The Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan reviews the legal and institutional frameworks for fighting corruption, makes recommendations and monitors progress in implementing the recommendations. This report contains the results of round 3 monitoring in Kyrgyzstan.
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The Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan reviews the legal and institutional frameworks for fighting corruption, makes recommendations and monitors progress in implementing the recommendations. This report contains the results of round 3 monitoring in Ukraine.
This article by Roel Nieuwenkamp talks about the trend of hardening of soft law in the domain of responsible business conduct. It argues that legislative proposals related to existing international instruments should not seek to reinvent the wheel, but to reinforce it. Existing instruments that are widely recognised and proven to be effective and reasonable should represent a foundation for their legally-binding counterparts.
10 April 2015 - Istanbul, Turkey. Participants debated the content and the direction of the ongoing review of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance. It also addressed issues of systemic importance to sustainable private sector growth, including the institutionalisation of growth companies and SMEs and capital market development in emerging market economies.
Cette page contient toutes les informations se rapportant à la mise en oeuvre de la Convention de l’OCDE sur la lutte contre la corruption en Australie.
Cette page contient toutes les informations se rapportant à la mise en oeuvre de la Convention de l’OCDE sur la lutte contre la corruption en Islande.
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What are the economic effects of implicit bank debt guarantees and who ultimately benefits? This report sheds light on these questions