Guidelines for multinational enterprises
Foreign direct investment in figures
31/10/2017 - FDI down 3% in the first half of 2017
Global FDI flows decreased by 3% to USD 788 billion in the first half of 2017 compared to the second half of 2016. The overall decrease was due to an 11% drop in second quarter of 2017 after an increase of 3% in the first quarter of 2017. [more]
Accompanying Excel tables
20/10/2017 - International trade, FDI and global value chains
International trade and FDI are the main defining features and key drivers of global value chains. For the first time ever, these statistical notes for OECD countries provide evidence on the role played by investment in global value chains.
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FDI in Figures
Published twice yearly, FDI in Figures provides analysis on key developments and trends in global foreign direct investment flows using the most recent FDI statistics and data on mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
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International investment in Europe: A canary in the coal mine?, 2014
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FDI, corruption and the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention
Statistics on FDI by partner country are now available
FDI trends and their implication for development
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Trends and recent developments
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