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OECD Emerging Markets Network - EMnet


‌EMnet is the OECD Development Centre’s business platform for dialogue and analysis of policy challenges, economic trends and business strategies between high-level officials, top executives from multinational corporations and OECD experts, focused on the emerging markets.

EMnet events are closed to the public and operate under Chatham House rule in order to trigger outspoken discussions, and share experiences on how companies and policy makers adapt their strategies to emerging markets issues.

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Working Group on Business and Sustainability

14 April 2021 | 14.30 - 16.00 (CET Paris)

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EMnet policy note on business and sustainability in emerging markets

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EMnet Walmart meeting 12 April 2021

Business Insights on Emerging Markets: the case for digital transformation as a driver for post-COVID recovery

12 April 2021 | 14.30 - 16.00 (CET Paris)

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EMnet events are by invitation only


26 January 2021 | Webinar

Presentation of Africa's Development Dynamics 2021: Digital Transformation for Quality Jobs 

11 February 2021 | Webinar

EMnet webinar on IEA World Energy Outlook 2020 

25 March 2021 | March on Gender webinar

EMnet - WISE panel discussion on 'Mind the gender gap: Connecting business and governments to build back better'. Register here 

12 April 2021 | Virtual event

Business Insights on Emerging Markets

13 April 2021 | Virtual event

Private sector roundtable consultation on the Latin American Economic Outlook 

14 April 2021 | Virtual event

EMnet working group on Business and Sustainability in Emerging Markets

6 May 2021 | Webinar

EMnet webinar on the Economic Outlook for South East Asia, China and India


EMnet reports and publications 2020

Emerging Markets

The 2020 edition of Business Insights on Emerging Markets provides a private sector perspective on investment opportunities and challenges in Asia, Latin America and Africa.

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Latin America

By 2021, at least 40% of Latin America’s GDP is expected to be generated by the digital economy. 

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Urbanisation is increasing rapidly in Asia, where the population of cities grew from 936 million in 2000 to 1.6 billion in 2017. 

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Industrialisation in Africa depends on increasing local production for intra-African exports, which currently represents only 17% of the continent’s total exports.

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Consult past publications here

 EMnet members

  • Absa (South Africa)
  • AT&T (United States)
  • Avisa Partners (France)
  • Bancolombia (Colombia)
  • BBVA (Spain)
  • Danone (France)
  • Enel (Italy)
  • Engie (France)
  • Eni (Italy)
  • Grupo Energía Bogotá (Colombia)
  • Grupo Santander (Spain)
  • Huawei Technologies (China)
  • Iberdrola (Spain)
  • Johnson & Johnson (United States)
  • Mahindra & Mahindra (India)
  • Michelin (France)
  • MSD (United States)
  • Odebrecht (Brazil)
  • Pernod Ricard (France)
  • SAP (Germany)
  • Siemens-Gamesa (Germany/Spain)
  • SUEZ (France)
  • Syngenta (Switzerland)
  • Telefónica (Spain)
  • Veolia Africa (France)
  • Walmart (United States)


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