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Institutional features and policy practices of investment guarantee programmes - institutional features of the public and private segments of the political risk insurance market - issues of potential relevance for the investment policy community. Typically, international investment projects for which such insurance is sought are located in developing countries. In recent years, the value of investment guarantees has averaged about
OECD Investment Policy Perspectives focuses on multidisciplinary empirical and analytical research of practical relevance for the global investment policy community.
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Prepared for the 9th Roundtable on Freedom of Investment, this paper by Secretariat of the Competition Committee describes its perspective on investments by foreign government-controlled investors.
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Organised in Paris on 17 December 2008, discussions at this roundtable focused on a review of recent investment policy developments in participating countries, multiple approval processes and foreign government-controlled investment.
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Ce rapport est une compilation des documents preparés pour la Table ronde d’experts du 11 décembre 2008 : Comment accroître les investissements privés dans les infrastructures routiers en Afrique ; Tirer parti des expériences réussies de certains pays et des instruments politiques de l’OCDE ; Panorama des projets régionaux d’infrastructure routière dans la Communauté d’Afrique de l’Est ; Les fonds publics et souverains et
La réunion de haut niveau a examiné les modalités de mise en œuvre de programmes concrets pour l’amélioration du climat de l’investissement en Afrique. La Table ronde a identifié les facteurs qui ralentissent l’investissement dans les infrastructures de transport en Afrique, en se basant sur les expériences nationales et les bonnes pratiques.
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OECD work on Freedom of Investment has identified four key principles – non-discrimination, transparency, proportionality and accountability – for evaluating restrictive foreign investment policy measures that seek to safeguard essential security interests and public order. This note looks at accountability in the context of security-related investment policies and to support completion of the accountability section in the guidance
This Investment Policy Review of China 2008 reviews Chinese government efforts to encourage responsible business conduct against the backdrop of recent regulatory changes and China's increasing outward investment. It also evaluates recent improvements in China's FDI statistics.
This Review, undertaken as a part of Peru's adherence process and in co-operation with Peruvian authorities, shows the country's achievements in establishing an open and transparent investment regime with a limited number of restrictions, enabling Peru to rank among the most open economies. Recent governmental initiatives seek to further reduce administrative barriers to investment, streamline and simplify investment incentives, and
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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.