Despite a wealth of investment opportunities, the Russian Federation has attracted relatively little foreign direct investment (FDI) and has experienced large-scale capital flight. This phenomenon results from sectoral restrictions on foreign investment and from important institutional factors which also affect domestic businesses. Russia has made significant improvements in its business environment since the last decade, adopting
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This publication provides a comprehensive overview of the legal and institutional frameworks for combating corruption in 21 Asian and Pacific countries and territories.
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Summary of the discussion from the Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility which was held on 16 June 2004. It will form part of the forthcoming publication "Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: 2004 Edition".
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How well is Mexico putting its anti-bribery laws into practice?
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Sound anti-bribery legislation is key to combating corruption. But how sound are Chile’s anti-bribery laws?
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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points which was held on 14-15 June 2004. It will form part of the forthcoming publication "Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: 2004 Edition".
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ASEAN is perhaps the developing country region that has been the most successful at attracting foreign direct investment and at incorporating foreign firms into national development strategies. There has nevertheless been a secular decline in investments in the region by multinational enterprises which began in some countries even before the Asian financial crisis in 1997. This trend, together with far greater investment going into
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This users guide was developed by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in co-operation with, and approved by, the OECD Investment Committee.
Senior officials from the Russian Federation and from OECD countries met in Paris on 14 June 2004 to discuss recommendations designed to boost foreign direct investment in Russia.
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This paper provides an outline of a project which will study the activities of multinational enterprises in weak governance zones, focusing on the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a case study.