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15/05/2020 - The present note is a preliminary summary of research carried out on acquisition- and ownership-related policies put in place to safeguard countries’ essential security interests.
13 May 2020 - Discussions at this webinar considered the implications and challenges the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting for international investment and offered initial responses from the OECD investment policy community as economies around the world address the crisis and prepare for the recovery.
11 May 2020 - This note reviews the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on international investment flows and government responses. It summarises the findings of the OECD IPA Network meeting on 9 April 2020 and outlines short-term and long-term responses.
4 May 2020 - FDI flows are expected to fall by more than 30% in 2020 even under the most optimistic scenario for the success of the public health and economic support policy measures taken by governments to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting recession.
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30/04/2020 - Global FDI increased in 2019 but was still struggling when COVID-19 hit. Despite an increase of 12% in 2019 to USD 1 426 billion, global FDI flows remained below levels recorded between 2010 and 2017. Compared to 2017, FDI flows decreased by 15%, continuing the downward trend observed since 2015.
This note considers the implications and challenges for international investment and offers initial responses from the OECD investment policy community as economies around the world address the crisis and prepare for the recovery.
FDI statistics can be an important input for evaluating the impact of reforms to improve the investment climate in countries. To support informed policy-making, the OECD has undertaken reviews of country’s compilation of FDI statistics.
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This report will use this framework in its evaluation of Jordan's FDI statistics although some of these dimensions are more relevant for FDI statistics than others. The report begins with a summary of recent trends in Jordan's FDI.
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This project reviews Egypt's FDI statistics to assess their compatibility with the international guidelines (BPM6 and BMD4); to assess the data sources and estimation methods used; and to examine both the feasibility and the usefulness of compiling additional series, such as by country of ultimate investor.
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This report is based on Tunisia's response to a survey asking for information on their FDI statistics; discussions and information provided during and following a workshop on FDI statistics in Tunis in March 2019; on information provided by the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA); on other sources of information on data sources and methods.