Eurasia Competitiveness Programme: Key publications

 



In 2009 Kazakhstan launched a far-reaching programme to diversify its sources of foreign direct investment. To support this effort, Kazakhstan asked the OECD to undertake a Sector Competitiveness Strategy. This report provides an assessment and recommendations for policy-makers, to help Kazakhstan enhance the competitiveness of its non-energy sectors.
Policy Handbooks provide policy makers with a set of step-by-step guidelines to support them in implementing policy reforms.

Key fact - Kazakhstan has numerous competitive advantages: key location near high-growth markets such as China, Russia, India; natural and human resources; openness to trade. Despite these advantages some obstacles remain: lack of diversification; income inequalities; poor business environment.


The Ukraine Competitiveness Strategy provides an assessment of competitiveness and private sector development in the Ukraine. The publication includes diagnosis and policy actions for policy makers and advisors, offering policy responses to underpin economic diversification, and enhance competitiveness in key sectors.
Policy Handbooks provide policy makers with a set of step-by-step guidelines to support them in implementing policy reforms.

 

Key fact - While the Ukrainian economy holds many advantages, certain barriers to growth remain, such the high energy-intensiveness of the economy and exposure to external shocks.

 

          
 


   

The Eastern Europe and South Caucasus Competitiveness Outlook examines the key policies that would increase competitiveness in the countries of the region through developing human capital, improving access to finance for SMEs and creating more and better investment opportunities.

 

 

Key fact - In spite of recent growth this past decade – an average of almost 8% of GDP during 1998-2008 – the region’s productivity levels remain 77% below the world average.
                                   

        

With a total population of 92 million people, near universal literacy and abundant energy resources, Central Asia is an attractive destination for investment and trade. The poor quality of the region’s business environment remains a major obstacle.
The Central Asia Competitiveness Outlook examines the key policies that would increase competitiveness in Central Asia and reduce dependence on the natural resource sector. The work was carried out in collaboration with the World Economic Forum.
Policy Handbooks provide policy makers with a set of step-by-step guidelines to support them in implementing policy reforms.

 

Key fact - 3 key challenges facing Central Asian economies are: a significant skills gap; poor access to finance, constraining business development; and economic diversification.
                                      

 

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