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Prepared for the 2013 G20 Summit in Saint Petersburg, this joint OECD-WTO-UNCTAD report analyses the functioning of global value chains and their relationship with trade and investment flows, development and jobs.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Luxembourg.
Countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia have introduced important anti-corruption reforms in recent years. However, corruption in the region remains high. This report identifies progress achieved as well as challenges which require further action by countries.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Norway.
This Competitiveness Outlook examines the key policies that would increase competitiveness in Central Asia. Accompanying Policy Handbooks outline practical steps to help policymakers improve the business climate.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Poland.
The OECD Investment Committee is a leading forum for international co-operation, policy analysis and advice to governments on how best to enhance the positive contribution of investment worldwide. This page describes the responsibilities of the Investment Committee.
Global Value Chains (GVCs) have exploded in the past decade and refer to the international dispersion of design, production, assembly, marketing and distribution of services, activities, and products. Different stages in the production process are increasingly located across different economies, and intermediate inputs like parts and components are produced in one country and then exported to other countries for further production and/or assembly into final products. The functional and spatial fragmentation that has occurred within GVCs has significantly reshaped the global economic landscape, thereby raising some new major policy challenges for OECD countries and emerging countries alike: trade policy, competitiveness, upgrading and innovation and the management of global systemic risk.
China is increasingly interested in further advancing its investment co-operation with the OECD. This is in large part due to the fact that China wants to attract more "quality" foreign direct investment (FDI) from OECD-based companies and the perception that the OECD could provide useful best policy practices and experiences for China.
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This is a consolidated report covering investment measures taken between 15 February 2008 and 15 February 2013. The present report was prepared for the Freedom of Investment Roundtable 18 held on 20 March 2013.