The User’s Toolkit for the Policy Framework for Investment (PFI) offers practical‌ guidance on how to implement the PFI. More than just a technical manual, it highlights how the core principles of the PFI influence investment, how the various chapters of the PFI relate to one another and how the PFI can assist in an on-going and iterative process of reform and in fostering public/private dialogue.


Updating the Policy Framework for Investment (PFI)

The PFI has been extensively used in dozens of countries since it was first endorsed in 2006. Scheduled for completion in 2015, the OECD is currently conducting a multi-stakeholder update of this instrument ensure its continued impact in a world that has significantly changed over the past seven years.


Sector-specific policy frameworks

Based on the PFI, sector-specific guidance has been developed to help governments to evaluate and improve their investment policies in the agriculture and clean energy infrastructure sectors.



Country Experiences - ‌Read about how different countries are using the PFI to help improve their investment climate.

FDI Statistics - Data, analysis and forecasts based on most recent FDI statistics for OECD and G20 countries.

FDI Regulatory Restrictiveness Index - Available for close to 60 countries, this index gauges the restrictiveness of a country’s FDI rules.