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Since regaining its independence in 1990, Lithuania has undergone a remarkable economic transformation. By the end of 2000, this process had been greatly stimulated by the inflow of some US$2.3 billion in foreign direct investment.
FDI has contributed to green-field investment, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the privatisation of state-owned-enterprises. Creating favourable conditions for FDI has been a core element of
These considerations and approaches are embodied in Annex 2 to the Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises, adopted by the Governments of the OECD Member countries in 1976. They were adopted with the aim of avoiding ...
This instrument was revised following the completion of the revision of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in June 2000. It comprises the text of the Declaration and Decisions on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises and its four inter-related elements.
This page provides access to the text, implementation procedures, commentaries and related documents of the 2000 revision of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
Within the framework of the Regional Co-operation Programme with Baltic Countries, the OECD organised a Workshop on Foreign Direct Investment Statistics which took place in Tallin, Estonia, on 16 November 1999.
The Asian crisis prompted calls from several quarters for tighter controls on foreign investment and capital flows in emerging markets. However, there are several compelling arguments in favour of freeing up capital flows in these markets, provided it is done in an orderly and properly structured way.
May 1998. This paper was presented at an IMF Seminar on Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks.
In 1995, OECD Ministers launched negotiations on a multilateral agreement on investment (MAI) with high standards of liberalisation and investment protection, with effective dispute settlement procedures, and open to non-Members. Negotiations were discontinued in April 1998 and will not be resumed.
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21 March 1998. At the time of the MAI negotiations, the United Kingdom commissioned an independent consultant, Dr. E.V.K. FitzGerald, to prepare a report on the possible implications of the MAI for developing countries.
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Paris, 17 September 1997. These proceedings contain a selection of papers presented at the Special Session on the Multilateral Agreement on Investment which took place in Paris on 17 September 1997.