Organised in Paris on 7-8 December 2009, this event focused on 2 core elements of any strategy aimed at ending the crisis and achieving sustainable, long-term economic growth: the need to improve investment environments around the world and the need to avoid the spread of investment protectionism.
This study shows great progress in building a successful policy environment to encourage investment and the resulting acceleration in FDI inflows and economic growth. However, India needs to strengthen and liberalise its regulatory framework and invest more in infrastructure in order to attract increased foreign direct investment, according to the OECD Secretary-General.
The Investment Policy Review of India charts India's progress in developing an effective policy framework to promote investment for development, especially since the acceleration of economic reform from 1991 onward. It focuses on policies towards investment, trade, competition and other elements of the business environment. Finally, it outlines some of the challenges of implementing national-level reforms at state level.
The first OECD investment policy review of India is a landmark in the growing co-operation and enhanced engagement between India and the OECD. While the OECD is responsible for its contents, India participated wholeheartedly in the preparatory work at many levels of government and over the whole period from conception to completion.
Pendant une période de 3 mois, le Groupe de travail sur la corruption a sollicité les commentaires de toutes les parties prenantes à propos de questions importantes qui se sont fait jour au cours du suivi de la mise en œuvre de ces instruments. L’objectif global de cette consultation est de permettre au Groupe de travail d’obtenir une contribution essentielle dans le cadre du réexamen des instruments anticorruption de l’OCDE, avec
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This report outlines Chile's response to the recommendations and follow-up issues identified by the Working Group at the time of Chile's Phase 2 examination in October 2007.
L’économie mondiale se remet plus rapidement que prévu mais demeure fragile. Quelle sera le rythme de rétablissement du commerce mondial et de l’investissement après les fortes chutes de l’année passée ?
The OECD is pleased to see the commitment being made by the UK government to the fight against foreign bribery,” Mr Gurría said.
In the context of the economic crisis, reforms can become an effective vehicle for sustained recovery but governments must find the right balance between an effective regulatory and institutional framework and minimising unnecessary red tape. Moreover, governments cannot reset the economy on their own and the contribution of the women and the private sector will be crucial, according to the OECD Secretary-General.
Opening this event in Marrakesh, Angel Gurría underlined that the economic crisis has not spared the MENA region, with a significant economic contraction and a severe impact on the labour markets. According to the Secretary-General, the MENA-OECD Initiative can serve as a model for effective co-operation in building the global economy of the future.