OECD Home › Industry and entrepreneurship › Publications & Documents
Publications & Documents
Provides access to long time series of growth rates for a number of Key Economic Indicators (GDP, production, cyclical indicators, standardised unemployment rates, prices, financial indicators, trade...) collected within the Main Economic Indicators database.
Access full time series of dwellings started (seasonally adjusted) as short-term indicators of Construction activity for available OECD countries. The series are updated continuously.
International investment spurs prosperity and economic development in home and recipient countries. Policy coordination helps governments resist protectionist pressures and develop effective policies. The OECD's Freedom of Investment process brings together some 55 governments from around the world to exchange information and experiences on investment policies at regular roundtables.
English, PDF, 490kb
Organised in Paris on 15-16 October 2013, the 19th Roundtable launched discussions on domestic arrangements and hidden investment protectionism. It also discussed recent investment policy developments including continued discussions focusing on investor-state dispute settlement and international investment law, and competitive neutrality.
This page provides access to the summary reports from all the roundtables that take place within the framework of the Freedom of Investment process hosted by the OECD Investment Committee.
Slower growth in key markets like China and India is reducing momentum across the Australian economy, cutting into employment opportunities and putting more pressure on the government to ensure that public policy delivers optimal results for growth and job creation.
The FDI Regulatory Restrictiveness Index (FDI Index) measures statutory restrictions on foreign direct investment in 57 countries, including all OECD and G20 countries, and covers 22 sectors.
The last decade has seen considerable policy attention to the social economy and its contribution to employment, in particular as regards the inclusion and empowerment of vulnerable workers and the provision of appropriate working conditions.
This Investment Policy Review examines Tanzania's achievements in developing an open and transparent investment regime and its efforts to reduce restrictions on international investment.
The NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative aims to strengthen the capacity of African countries to design and implement reforms that improve their business climate and raise the profile of Africa as an investment destination.