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.
This paper analyses trends in the US venture capital market and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.
This report examines the impacts of ICT on business performance and the policies that can help seize its benefits.
Senior government officials from major steel-producing economies convened a sixth High-Level Meeting on steel at the OECD in Paris on 18 July (i) to discuss significant industry, market and policy developments, and (ii) to advance work on a proposed steel agreement to discipline subsidies.
The world’s main steel-producing nations began three days of talks in Paris today aimed at reaching an internationally binding agreement on cutting or eliminating subsidies to the industry.
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.
This paper analyses trends in Swedish venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.