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.
As part of its work to implement the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the OECD produces country reports that examine the role of responsible business conduct in building healthy business environments.
The government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, in partnership with the OECD and ASEAN, has undertaken a review of its investment policies as part of an active programme of investment policy reforms with a view to making the country a more attractive destination for investors.
ASEAN-OECD Investment Programme fosters dialogue and experience sharing between OECD members and ASEAN member states to enhance the investment climate in the region.
This first OECD Investment Policy Review of Lao PDR uses the OECD Policy Framework for Investment to assess the investment climate in Lao PDR and discusses the challenges and opportunities faced by the Government of Lao PDR in its reform efforts. It includes chapters on trends in foreign investment and trade, the legal framework for investment, regulatory restrictions on foreign investment, corporate governance, investment promotion and facilitation, promoting and enabling responsible business conduct, infrastructure connectivity and the investment framework for green growth.
L’édition 2017 des Principes de l’OCDE applicables en matière de prix de transfert intègre les modifications substantielles apportées en 2016 afin de refléter les changements et clarifications adoptés dans les rapport de 2015 sur les actions 8-10 (Aligner les prix de transfert calculés sur la création de valeur) et l’action 13 (Documentation des prix de transfert et Déclaration pays par pays) du Projet BEPS. Elle comprend également les orientations relatives aux régimes de protection adoptées en 2013 lesquelles reconnaissent que les régimes de protection bien conçus peuvent alléger la charge en matière de conformité fiscale et procurer une sécurité juridique accrue aux contribuables. Enfin, cette édition comporte également des modifications de conformité qui ont été effectuées par ailleurs dans les Principes de l’OCDE applicables en matière de prix de transfert. Les Principes de l’OCDE applicables en matière de prix de transfert ont été approuvés par le Conseil de l’OCDE dans leur version originale en 1995.
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What makes the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises unique? What are National Contact Points? How many cases have been handled by National Contact Points? This document answers some of the most-frequently asked questions relating to the National Contact Points tasked with helping to implement the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and promote responsible business conduct.
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Governments are the largest consumers in the global marketplace through the acquisition of goods, services and works to carry out their functions and to deliver services to citizens. This note sets a basis for reflection and discussion on the benefits and challenges of integrating RBC standards in public procurement.
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Policy coherence is crucial to ensure effective design and implementation of policies to promote responsible business conduct, including corporate respect of human rights. This note sets a basis for reflection and discussion on lessons learned from national action plans on business and human rights.
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Economic diplomacy, which refers to government services and support provided to business in foreign markets, has the potential to create incentives for business to behave responsibly. This note sets a basis for reflection and discussion on how responsible business conduct standards can be embedded in economic diplomacy.