This paper examines how individual countries’ policy choices affect other economies and can become a source of international shocks. Leveraging on a new quarterly dataset of capital control adjustments, we find renewed evidence that the introduction of capital controls in one economy increases capital inflows to other similar borrowing economies.
The COVID-19 crisis is affecting the international policy community. This page groups responses that can help guide the actions of governments and other actors in today's challenging times.
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Cette publication présente le texte intégral du Code de la libération des opérations invisibles courantes, dont les dispositions, acceptées par les pays adhèrant, ont force obligatoire.
The Guidance provides recommendations for responsible mineral supply chains to help companies to respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral or metal purchasing decisions and practices.
The economic upheaval resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has led many governments to enhance their foreign investment screening mechanisms or introduce new ones. This reviews changes to investment screening policy practice and to the way governments and societies view the benefits and risks associated with foreign investment.
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This review is based on the report prepared by the OECD Secretariat to support the review of Costa Rica undertaken by the OECD Investment Committee, as part of the process for Costa Rica’s accession to the OECD.
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25/06/2020 - This report presents recent capital flow developments during the COVID-19 crisis and serves as a background paper to the G20 International Financial Working Group meeting on 24 June 2020.
25/06/2020 - Webinar - Governments recognise the benefits of international investment, but are paying increasing attention to occasional risk associated with foreign investment.
Les responsables des politiques relatives aux traités d’investissement sont de plus en plus appelés à intégrer la promotion de la conduite responsable des entreprises parmi les buts de ces accords. Afin de mener une réflexion bien nourrie dans ce domaine, il convient dans un premier temps d’appréhender le débat plus général de la responsabilité des entreprises.
19 May 2020: The 2020 Global Forum will be held virtually and in two parts. The first part on 19 May 2020 will focus on how governments and businesses can use an responsible business conduct approach to address the COVID-19 crisis and build more resilient supply chains.