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December 2000. Because of its size, China's "open door policy" launched twenty years ago constitutes a unique and vast laboratory for the study of major structural changes in China and the world economy.
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.
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July 2000. This working paper on FDI in Lithuania, and the evolution of the underlying institutional framework, examines the main policy changes made to create a hospitable business environment in the country.
This page provides access to the text, implementation procedures, commentaries and related documents of the 2000 revision of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
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April 2000. Reports on trends in international direct investment tend to focus on recent developments. While such information is clearly of most relevance for policymakers and others interested in the pace and scale of globalisation...
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This paper looks at business approaches to commitment and implementation in the fight against bribery by examining the texts of 246 codes of corporate conduct issued by individual firms, business associations...
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Voluntary efforts to ensure that firms adhere to appropriate standards of business conduct have been an important recent development in international business.
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.
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This study, published in April 1999, looks at the role of foreign direct investment in the development of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand.
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.