8 September 2003, Geneva. The primary purpose of this inaugural meeting was to discuss with key partners issues related to attracting and utilising investment as a vehicle for growth and development in Africa.
The OECD has produced a considerable amount of analytical work addressing the issue of incentives for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). This list, compiled in the context of a 2002 project undertaken by the Investment Committee, provides an overview of this work which is indicative, rather than exhaustive, of the large body of work undertaken by several OECD bodies in this area.
China’s scorecard for attracting foreign investment reads like this: Trying hard, doing well, but could do even better.
This study records and evaluates the development so far of an enabling environment for FDI and suggests policy options designed to improve it further. Foreign investors were initially attracted to China by cheap land and labour, the promise of a large market and, to some extent, by fiscal incentives. To sustain and increase large-scale FDI inflows, it is now necessary
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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.
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The analysis and assessments in this report provide valuable insights into the key issues confronting SME owners and managers in Albania, and the challenges for policy makers.
25 June 2003, Paris, France. In conjunction with the 2003 Annual Meeting, National Contact Points held a Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility which focused on enhancing the role of business in the fight against corruption.
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This paper provides an overview of the OECD Reviews of Foreign Direct Investment. It was presented by Marie-France Houde, Senior Economist, OECD, at the UNCTAD Expert meeting on the Effectiveness of Foreign Direct Investment Policy Measures held in Geneva on 25-27 June 2003.
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This Statement, by Mr. Marinus Sikkel, Chair of the OECD Committee on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises, was presented at the Multi-Stakeholder Conference held in London on 17 June 2003.
Evian, 3 June 2003. G8 Summit Declaration cites the role of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in supporting sustainable economic growth and creating an environment in which business can act responsibly.