Jointly organised by the OECD and China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), this seminar on took place on 9 September 2007, in Xiamen, China, on the occasion of the 11th China International Fair for Investment and Trade.
Le 11 juillet 2007, l’Égypte a été le premier pays arabe et africain à signer la Déclaration de l’OCDE sur l’investissement international et les entreprises multinationales. Cette décision marque une nouvelle étape dans l’action menée par l’Égypte pour attirer davantage d’investissements directs étrangers (IDE).
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Investment Newsletter, No. 4 highlights recent and ongoing work at the OECD addressing the new challenges of a global international investment environment. It includes articles reporting the latest FDI trends, a summary on progress made in our ‘freedom of investment’ project, an overview of newly developed OECD Principles for Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure and the key findings from recent analytical work exploring the
Freedom of Investment, Investment Environment, and Social Responsibility was one of the key themes at the annual summit of the Group of Eight leading industrialised nations (G8) which took place in Heiligendamm, Germany, from 6-8 June 2007. The G8 Summit Declaration called for continuation of the OECD Investment Committee's project on Freedom of Investment, National Security and "Strategic" Industries, additional non-member adherences
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Les pays de l’OCDE ont approuvé de nouveaux principes destinés à aider les gouvernements à œuvrer de conserve avec des partenaires privés pour financer et réaliser des grands projets d’infrastructure dans des domaines qui revêtent une importance vitale pour l’économie, tels que les transports, la distribution d’eau, la production d’électricité et les télécommunications. Les Principes de l’OCDE pour la participation du secteur privé
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This report presents a review of arrangements which have been found to make the identification of ultimate beneficial ownership and control difficult. It reviews potential implications for investment authorities when they have responsibility for assessing possible threats to essential security interests. It was prepared in support of discussions at the OECD Roundtable on Freedom of Investment in March 2007.
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Investment Newsletter, No.3 provides the latest FDI statistics for OECD countries, covers implementing the Policy Framework for Investment in Africa and South East Europe, reviews recent changes in China’s policies towards cross-border M&As and reports on measuring FDI regulatory restrictiveness.
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This working paper provides a revised measure of regulatory restrictions on inward foreign direct investment (FDI) for OECD countries and extends the approach to 13 non-member countries.
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Given the very frequent occurrence of the umbrella clause in modern investment treaties, and the different language used in these treaties, this paper aims to improve an understanding of the interpretations of this clause.
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The second issue of the Investment Newsletter focuses on OECD work on preventing investment protectionism, as well as reporting on recent FDI developments and their measurement. It also reviews the results of the investment policy review of the Russian Federation and offers asummary of recent work on implementing the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.