21 October 2020 (TBC), Paris: This joint Bank of England - Banque de France – IMF – OECD workshop will focus on the benefits and risks of global capital flows and advance the debate on the appropriate financial policy toolkit.
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.
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29 June 2020 - This document compiles of all measures that are included in the reports on G20 investment measures that OECD and UNCTAD have made publicly available under a mandate by G20 Leaders. It covers investment policy and investment-related measures taken between April 2009 and May 2020.
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This review is based on the report prepared by the OECD Secretariat to support the review of Costa Rica undertaken by the OECD Investment Committee, as part of the process for Costa Rica’s accession to the OECD.
International investment spurs prosperity and economic development in home and recipient countries. Policy coordination helps governments resist protectionist pressures and develop effective policies. The OECD's Freedom of Investment process brings together some 56 governments from around the world to exchange information and experiences on investment policies at regular roundtables.
G20 Leaders are firmly committed to open trade and investment and to resisting protectionism in all its forms. They have mandated WTO, OECD and UNCTAD – the leading international organisations in the area of international trade and investment policies – to monitor policy developments and report publicly on these commitments.
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25/06/2020 - This report presents recent capital flow developments during the COVID-19 crisis and serves as a background paper to the G20 International Financial Working Group meeting on 24 June 2020.
25/06/2020 - Webinar - Governments recognise the benefits of international investment, but are paying increasing attention to occasional risk associated with foreign investment.
Les responsables des politiques relatives aux traités d’investissement sont de plus en plus appelés à intégrer la promotion de la conduite responsable des entreprises parmi les buts de ces accords. Afin de mener une réflexion bien nourrie dans ce domaine, il convient dans un premier temps d’appréhender le débat plus général de la responsabilité des entreprises.
19 May 2020: The 2020 Global Forum will be held virtually and in two parts. The first part on 19 May 2020 will focus on how governments and businesses can use an responsible business conduct approach to address the COVID-19 crisis and build more resilient supply chains.