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With one of the OECD's smallest and most open economies, Ireland welcomes foreign direct investment (FDI) and offers grants and tax incentives to attract investors. Direct investment plays a unique role in the Irish economy, accounting for a larger part of its manufacturing output, employment and exports than in most other OECD countries. Still, the cost of attracting foreign investment has come under greater scrutiny and questions
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Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Portugal has soared since the mid-1980s. Today, foreign enterprises constitute an important source of employment and exports in Portugal. The Portuguese government has taken a number of important steps to open its economy to foreign direct investment by removing a wide range of sectoral restrictions, replacing a cumbersome prior authorisation system with a streamlined prior notification system, and
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August 1993. This publication seeks to add to the understanding of the problems which policy makers of Central and Eastern European Countries (CEECs) face in designing and implementing exchange control policies.
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This report discusses New Zealand's foreign direct investment trends, the role FDI has played in the structural adjustment process since 1984, motivations behind New Zealand's liberalisation measures, and the significance of the recently announced new policy towards FDI.
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The Swedish governement has fundamentally reoriented its foreign direct investment policies, moving away from a complex system of overlapping governmental and private restrictions towards a more open and liberal regime.
This document contains the text, commentary and implementation procedures from the 1991 Review of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
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This publication reproduces the revised Conclusions and Decisions by the OECD Council of the Declaration and Decisions on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises following their review in 1984.
The instrument on international investment incentives and disincentives recognises that adhering countries may be affected by this type of measure and stresses the need to strengthen international co-operation in this area. It encourages them to make such measures as transparent as possible so that their scale and purpose can be easily determined.
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This publication reproduces the Conclusions and Decisions by the OECD Council on the review of the 1976 Declaration and Decisions on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises.
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This publication reproduces the 1976 Declaration by the Governments of OECD member countries and the Decision of the OECD Council on the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.