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  • 8-November-2006

    English, , 19kb

    The Investment Policy Perspective on the Internationalisation of SMEs

    This speech focuses on the role played by FDI in the internationalisation of SMEs and the obstacles limiting this process, as well as the implications for international investment policy and how OECD work on investment helps SMEs to thrive. It was delivered on the occasion of the OECD-APEC Global Conference for the Removal of Barriers to SME Access to International Markets which took place in Athens on 8 November 2006,

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  • 8-November-2006

    English

    A proposed framework for business demography statistics

    Statistics Working Paper N. 18 - 2006/3. The creation of new businesses and the decline of unproductive ones are often regarded key to business dynamism in OECD economies. Understanding business behaviour, creative destruction and identifying successful and failing businesses, as well as fostering entrepreneurship and innovation, have become increasingly important objectives for policy makers in many OECD economies in recent years.

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  • 7-novembre-2006

    Français

    Les capacités de production d'acier dans les économies non membres de l'OCDE, édition 2005

    Cette publication biennale présente les tendances d’évolution des capacités de production d’acier dans les économies non membres de l’OCDE. Cette édition fait donc le point sur les capacités actuelles de production d’acier de ces pays et sur les évolutions attendues d’ici 2008.

  • 6-November-2006

    English

    OECD Global Forum on International Investment “Enhancing the investment climate: the case of infrastructure”

    Istanbul, Turkey, 6-7 November 2006: The 2006 Global Forum on International Investment focused on international investor participation in infrastructure and investment policy using the Policy Framework for Investment.

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  • 6-November-2006

    English

    OECD/Turkey Investment Roundtable: Concrete Steps to Enhance the Turkish Investment Climate

    This Roundtable discussed Turkey’s recent experience with strategies for enhancing the enabling environment for investment, focusing on the relevant aspects of regulatory reform and their impact on the investment climate.

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  • 27-October-2006

    English

    The Changing Nature of Manufacturing in OECD Economies (STI Working Paper 2006/9)

    This paper examines the extent to which manufacturing output and employment are declining in OECD countries and explores possible causes.

  • 23-October-2006

    English, Excel, 186kb

    Interpretation of the Umbrella Clause in Investment Agreements - Working Paper 2006/3

    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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  • 12-octobre-2006

    Français, , 206kb

    Synthèses : Cadre d’action pour l’investissement

    L’investissement privé est indispensable à la croissance économique, au développement durable et à la réduction de la pauvreté. Il accroît la capacité de production d’une économie, favorise la création d’emplois, contribue à l’innovation et aux nouvelles technologies et dope la croissance du revenu. Mais, surtout en Afrique et dans les pays en développement, le volume de l’investissement privé est insuffisant pour répondre aux besoins

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  • 12-October-2006

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    Investment Newsletter, October 2006, Issue 2

    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.

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  • 10-October-2006

    English

    OECD Guidelines feature in UN Special representative’s survey of business practices

    The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative on business and human rights, has just published a survey of the human rights practices of the Fortune Global 500 companies. The survey results include information on the Global 500 companies’ references to external instruments, including to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

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