A high level OECD Committee meeting on Tourism in Riva del Garda (Italy) on 9-10 October 2008 involving ministers and industry experts from 27 OECD countries and 12 non-member countries.
This study addresses the issue of carbon embodiments in trade using internationally comparable OECD data sources (input-output, bilateral goods trade and CO2 emissions) for 41 countries/regions by 17 industries.
The MENA-OECD Investment Programme seeks to mobilise investment—foreign, regional and domestic—as a driving force for growth, stability and prosperity throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This programme is part of the MENA-OECD Initiative on Governance and Investment for Development (www.oecd.org/mena).
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This report on the shipbuilding industry in Vietnam is one in a series of such reports intended to provide an insight into the shipbuilding sectors of both OECD members and non-OECD economies.
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This report analyses the interaction between the ship repair, ship conversion and shipbuilding industries, and examines the possibilities of shipbuilding yards engaging in simultaneous activities and the movement from one sector to the other in response to market pressures and opportunities.
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This report on the shipbuilding industry in China is one in a series of such reports intended to provide an insight into the shipbuilding sectors of both OECD members and non-OECD economies.
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This report on the shipbuilding industry in Chinese Taipei is one of a series studies covering various OECD countries and non-OECD economies, and has been prepared to inform the OECD’s Council Working Party on Shipbuilding (WP6) on the status and future prospects of that industry.
Mr. Gurría underlined that business ethics should be at the center of any new road-map for the global economy. Markets should not only be more stable, but morally acceptable as well. He said that it is time to reunite ethics and economics through a solid, transparent and updated set of rules.
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This paper was prepared to support multilateral discussions of recipient country investment policies towards foreign government-controlled investors (FGCIs) at the eighth and ninth Freedom of Investment (FOI) Roundtables, convened under the auspices of the OECD Investment Committee.
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Institutional features and policy practices of investment guarantee programmes - institutional features of the public and private segments of the political risk insurance market - issues of potential relevance for the investment policy community. Typically, international investment projects for which such insurance is sought are located in developing countries. In recent years, the value of investment guarantees has averaged about