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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points which was held on 14-15 June 2004. It will form part of the forthcoming publication "Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: 2004 Edition".
Amman, Jordan, 15 September 2004. The primary purpose of this meeting was to build on the momentum created by the first meeting of the MENA-OECD Investment Programme, reaffirming decisions, broadening participation/support and launching the initial phase of the Action Plan agreed at Amman.
This document reflects recent efforts made by the OECD to obtain an accurate assessment of the current state of biotechnology statistics in OECD member and observer countries.
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Turkish version of Small and Medium Enterprises in Turkey: Issues and Policies
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ASEAN is perhaps the developing country region that has been the most successful at attracting foreign direct investment and at incorporating foreign firms into national development strategies. There has nevertheless been a secular decline in investments in the region by multinational enterprises which began in some countries even before the Asian financial crisis in 1997. This trend, together with far greater investment going into
The 2004 edition of this publication includes an update of recent trends and prospects in international direct investment and provides analyses of investment policy questions of topical interest.
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This background report, prepared by the Swiss Delegation, describes Switzerland’s tourism policy.
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Australia has had one of the strongest performing economies of the world in recent years. As a high-growth, low-inflation, low-interest rate economy, it is more robust than ever before.
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Ireland is one of the most open economies in Europe. International trade is the life-blood of its prosperity. It has come through the recent international economic downturn better than most. Over the past decade, Ireland's macroeconomic policies, including fiscal management, tax reforms, incomes policies and investment in education, have laid the foundation for a virtuous circle, reinforcing growth and strengthening the resilience
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Background report on the Review of Japan's national tourism Policy.