These country reports present an overview of investment trends and policies in the countries reviewed. This can include investment policy, investment promotion and facilitation, infrastructure, competition policy, trade policy, tax policy, corporate governance, responsible business conduct, public governance, and human resources.
Paris, 29-30 November 2018: The 2018 Global Forum will focus on: competition and fairer societies; gender; regional competition agreements; investigative powers; and state-owned enterprises.
07/11/2018 - Stock exchanges in Asia have emerged as the world's fastest growing trading venues for listed stocks and several domestic investment banks in the region are becoming global actors. This annual review follows and analyses trends in Asian public equity markets.
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7/11/2019 - This report provides an overview of blockchain technology and explores the extent to which blockchain technology could impact how companies in Asia raise capital, and the influence this could have on public equity markets in the future.
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31 October 2018 - Global FDI flows fell 35% to USD 432 billion in the first half of 2018 compared to the previous 6 months, hitting their lowest level since the first half of 2013. FDI flows dropped by 9% in Q1 2018 and by 38% in Q2, to USD 266 billion and USD 166 billion respectively.
10/10/2018 - The OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct (WPRBC) has designated Christine Kaufmann to serve as its new Chair.
As the demand for food increases, agriculture will continue to attract investment and new actors may be confronted with ethical dilemmas and find it difficult to implement responsible business conduct in their practices. In this context the OECD and the FAO are working together to develop due diligence guidance to help enterprises observe existing widely-supported standards for RBC along agricultural supply chains.
The OECD, together with Greece and the European Commission, has developed a series of documents to help fight corruption in the private sector in Greece.
The OECD works with Asian economies and regional partners to raise awareness and promote corporate governance and capital market development in the region.