Organised in Bali on 24-25 March 2014, this forum addresses regional competitiveness for sustained growth. Individual sessions will discuss investment policy and promotion; SME policies; public-private partnerships; regulatory reform; and, innovation. These discussions will contribute to the objectives of the 2015 ASEAN Economic Community.
The European Commission has proposed an integrated EU approach to stop profits from trading minerals being used to fund armed conflicts. The package of measures aims to make it more difficult for armed groups in conflict-affected and high-risk areas to finance their activities through the mining of and trade in minerals.
This workshop sought to address whether the data we are using to measure and analyse globalisation is up to the task, and if it isn’t, what could be done.
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Eurasia, Summary, Roundtable, Record, December, 2014,Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova
The OECD Southeast Asia Regional Forum will be taking place in Bali, Indonesia, 25-26 March 2014. Discussions will address policy themes relevant for the ongoing regional integration process as well as the domestic reform agendas of Southeast Asia countries.
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OECD-EU project on Tajikistan competitiveness has been launched and will focus on improving agribusiness exports and SME access to finance.
This conference focused on recent reforms undertaken by the government to improve the investment climate in Myanmar, and the ways that the international community can help ensure that renewed investor interest contributes to sustainable and inclusive development. It featured a discussion of the detailed finding of the recently released OECD Investment Policy Review of Myanmar.
The Myanmar government, in partnership with the OECD and ASEAN, has undertaken a review of its investment policies as part of an active programme of investment policy reforms to make the country a more attractive destination for investors.
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This handbook was developed in the framework of the OECD Central Asia Initiative. It aims to deliver practical advice on the implementation of reforms to improve supply-chain financing in the Kyrgyz Republic's agriculture sector.
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Despite a strong performance in Q3, global FDI flows are set to fall 6% in 2013, according to the latest issue of FDI in Figures. Headwinds discouraging more international investment include persistent Eurozone sluggishness, slowing growth in China, and volatility in emerging markets.