Publications & Documents


  • 6-November-2012

    English

    Unleashing business innovation in Canada

    This paper discusses how to improve Canada’s business innovation in order to boost labour productivity and output growth. Many general framework conditions are highly favourable to business risk taking and innovation, including macro stability, openness, strong human capital, low corporate tax rates, low barriers to firm entry and flexible labour markets.

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  • 5-November-2012

    English, PDF, 835kb

    Inventory of investment measures taken between 1 March and 15 September 2012

    This report covers investment measures taken between 1 March and 15 September 2012. Information presented in this report has also been used for two joint reports by WTO, OECD and UNCTAD, released on 31 May and 31 October 2012, respectively, in response to the G20 Leaders' request of 2 April 2009 for quarterly public reporting on their adherence to their trade and investment policy commitments.

  • 31-October-2012

    English

    Latin America and Caribbean: Conference on international value chains

    This meeting aimed to identify practical policy options for Latin American governments in the formulation of their investment promotion strategies with a specific focus on international value chains.

  • 31-October-2012

    Spanish

    América Latina y el Caribe: Conferencia sobre cadenas de valor internacional

    Esta conferencia se enfocaron en políticas para la promoción de las inversiones internacionales en cadenas de valor para la creación de empleos y la competitividad.

  • 19-October-2012

    English

    OECD launches online portal to boost product safety

    The OECD has launched an online portal to give consumers, businesses and governments quick and easy access to the latest information on products recalled from the market in Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

  • 15-October-2012

    English

    Conference on International Corporate Responsibility Instruments

    Co-organised by OECD and ESCAP in Bangkok, this conference focused on how converging international corporate responsibility instruments can enhance responsible business practices in the Asia Pacific region.

  • 11-October-2012

    English, PDF, 2,637kb

    Steelmaking Raw Materials: Market and Policy Developments

    The objective of this report is to summarise key developments pertaining to steelmaking raw material markets and policies by bringing together work conducted recently under the auspices of the OECD Steel Committee. The report is organised around two broad areas: market issues and government policies.

  • 9-October-2012

    English

    High-level seminar on capital flow management and liberalisation: the role of international co-operation

    This seminar aimed to advance shared understandings on policies to make the most of cross-border capital flows in support of growth and development and on the value of international co-operation, including the OECD Codes of Liberalisation, in the current context of serious global financial turbulence.

  • 9-October-2012

    English

    Capital flow management and liberalisation: the role of international co-operation

    Secretary-General Angel Gurría discussed how co-operation is key in order to best use international capital flows as a tool to finance growth and development that make our economies more prosperous and resilient while dealing with their challenges.

  • 8-October-2012

    English, PDF, 239kb

    17th OECD Roundtable on Freedom of Investment: Summary of discussions

    Organised in Paris on 8 October 2012, the 17th Roundtable discussed recent investment policy developments including continued discussions focusing on investor-state dispute settlement.

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