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Foreign direct investment (FDI) is one of the forces fostering closer economic interdependence among countries. The rapid increase in FDI flows has generated considerable debate about its environmental and social implications in host countries. This publication examines the FDI-environment relationship in a specific sector and identifies emerging best practices. Empirical evidence from the mining sector is presented, and the key
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This speech was made by Mr Mehmet Ögütçü at an OECD-Russia Investment Roundtable which was held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on 19 June 2002.
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Ministers representing the nations of South East Europe met in Vienna on 18 July 2002 under the auspices of the Stability Pact Investment Compact to sign this declaration on common principles and best practices designed to attract private investment in the region.
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The aim of this paper is to provide a statistical update of an earlier analysis on FDI in South East European countries and includes Moldova among the countries covered. Various features of FDI in the region and in individual countries are presented in 29 tables. This study, prepared by Gábor Hunya of the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, was commissioned by the Austrian Ministry of Economy and Labour.
This book provides a selection of papers presented at the Conference on FDI in China's Regional Development, organised in Xian on 11-12 October 2001 at the request of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Co-operation.
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This document reproduces the Synthesis of Discussions and Conclusions chapter from the OECD publication entitled "Foreign Direct Investment in China: Challenges and Prospects for Regional Development".
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This publication, prepared by the OECD and the South East Europe Regional Roundtable for Investment Promotion, highlights the strategic policies and practices that provide a competitive foundation for attracting Foreign Direct Investment.
19 June 2002, St Petersburg, Russia. This roundtable focused on emerging investment challenges and opportunities in Russia.
19 June 2002, Paris, France. In conjunction with the 2002 Annual Meeting, National Contact Points held a Roundtable on "Corporate Responsibility: Supply Chains and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises".
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This report considers the challenges of conducting business responsibly in countries characterised by civil strife and extensive human rights violations. It focuses particularly on extractive industry companies and documents the search for solutions.