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On current trends, the Millennium Development Goals may not be achieved in many developing countries, especially in Africa. Despite positive trends in the past decade, business investment and enterprise development in non-OECD regions continue to fall short of development needs. Realisation of this has led to renewed interest in the growth agenda and the importance of private investment for promoting the broad-based and sustained
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Adopted by the OECD Council on 11 May 2006, the objective of the Policy Framework for Investment is to mobilise private investment that supports economic growth and sustainable development. It thus aims to contribute to the prosperity of countries and their citizens as well as to support the fight against poverty. Drawing on good practices from OECD and non-OECD countries, the Framework proposes a set of questions for governments to
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Translation into Polish of the Policy Framework for Investment by the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency and the Polish Ministry of Economy.
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El Marco de acción para la inversión es un instrumento que propone una lista de preguntas importantes que deben ser examinadas por cualquier gobierno preocupado por establecer un entorno favorable para los inversores y por que la sociedad – y sobre todo su población pobre – se beneficie en mayor medida de los frutos del desarrollo. A este respecto, el Marco pretende hacer progresar la aplicación del Consenso de Monterrey de Naciones
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Japanese translation of the Preamble and Part I of the Policy Framework for Investment adopted by the OECD on 11 May 2006.
The 2006 Investment Policy review of China evaluates the progress made in developing an effective institutional framework for cross-border mergers and acquisitions in China, takes stock of remaining obstacles, and offers policy options to address them.
After extensive consultations in the early stages of development, the draft text of the Policy Framework for Investment was made available for public comment through an online consultation between 16 January and 22 February 2006.
A first Compendium was prepared in 2000. It collected and classified information on the activities of international bodies and institutions targeted at SMEs. A new style Compendium II has just been released, and involves much more than an update of the first Compendium...
How governments can help entrepreneurs get the funds to develop their business was the focus of a high-level international conference in Brasilia from 27 – 30 March 2006, organised jointly by the OECD and Brazil’s Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade.