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This paper reproduces the first part of the OECD publication "New Horizons for Foreign Direct Investment" (OECD, March 2002) which highlights the major conclusions that emerged from the inaugural conference of the Global Forum on International Investment.
After more than two decades of progress in market reforms and trade and investment liberalisation, the entry of China into the World Trade Organisation marks a new era for its integration into the world economy. Drawing on the experiences of OECD...
This publication highlights the major conclusions that emerged from the inaugural conference of the Global Forum on International Investment held in Mexico in November 2001.
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This report outlines the background, objectives, programme of activity and timing for the Caribbean Investment Initiative (CRII).
Since 1991, Slovenia has managed one of the most successful transitions to nationhood and to a market economy in Central and Eastern Europe. Slovenian GDP per capita has already reached 70 per cent of the EU average.
In January 2002, OECD was asked to respond to questions by journalists concerning labour standards.
This book provides an account of what governments have been doing to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy. It also provides a comparative analysis and comments by the business, labour and NGO communities on the complementarities and differences between the Guidelines and other global instruments for corporate responsibility
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Short analysis of trends in aid to agriculture extended by members of the DAC and multilateral institutions. How much aid has been extended to date? Who are the main donors? Is aid targeted to where it is most needed?
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Summary report from the first annual meeting of the National Contact Points of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises held on 18 June 2001.
Since regaining its independence in 1990, Lithuania has undergone a remarkable economic transformation. By the end of 2000, this process had been greatly stimulated by the inflow of some US$2.3 billion in foreign direct investment. FDI has contributed to green-field investment, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the privatisation of state-owned-enterprises. Creating favourable conditions for FDI has been a core element of