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Private investment is essential for ensuring economic growth, sustainable development and poverty reduction. It increases the productive capacity of an economy, drives job creation, brings innovation and new technologies, and boosts income growth. But the amount of private investment, particularly in African and developing economies, falls short of development needs. And the benefits of investment in emerging and transition economies
Organised by the Government of Japan and the OECD Tokyo Centre, in co-operation with APEC, this seminar provided an opportunity for APEC economies to discuss the Policy Framework for Investment and its relevance for the Busan Business Agenda.
This paper is primarily aimed at a non-technical audience and focuses on the applications and important policy questions that can benefit from the availability of harmonised input-output tables, such as those developed over the years by the OECD.
The objective of the Policy Framework for Investment is to mobilise private investment that supports steady economic growth and sustainable development. This Review of Good Practices in OECD and non-OECD economies is published as a companion volume to the Framework and provides analytical background material
Statement by the Chairman.
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Description of the Annex to the Sector Understanding on Export Credits for Ships.
Summary record of the 102nd session of the Council Working Party on Shipbuilding held on 24 July 2006.
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Chairman's summary of the 98th Session of the Council Working Party on Shipbuilding held on 18 and 19 December 2000.
Jointly organised by the OECD & APEC, at the invitation of the Greek Authorities, participants at this high-level international conference endorsed "The Athens Action Plan for Removing Barriers to SME Access to International Markets".
The investment policy reviews of the Caribbean Rim provide a factual assessment of investment conditions existing in each country. They offer a unique set of detailed information which should be of interest to all those concerned by the development of investment opportunities in the region. The reports are intended to be used by the countries involved as a roadmap for developing and implementing their agenda for investment policy