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ASEAN is perhaps the developing country region that has been the most successful at attracting foreign direct investment and at incorporating foreign firms into national development strategies. There has nevertheless been a secular decline in investments in the region by multinational enterprises which began in some countries even before the Asian financial crisis in 1997. This trend, together with far greater investment going into
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This users guide was developed by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in co-operation with, and approved by, the OECD Investment Committee.
Senior officials from the Russian Federation and from OECD countries met in Paris on 14 June 2004 to discuss recommendations designed to boost foreign direct investment in Russia.
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This paper provides an outline of a project which will study the activities of multinational enterprises in weak governance zones, focusing on the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a case study.
This statement by the OECD Committee on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises (CIME) reports on activities undertaken in response to the issues raised by the UN Expert Panel on Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources and other Forms of Wealth in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Transparency remains one of the top concerns of investors worldwide. This Framework for Investment Policy Transparency aims to assist host OECD and non-OECD governments to properly address this concern. The Framework contains fifteen user-friendly questions for conducting self-evaluation and sharing experiences among public officials.
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Following on from the individual Enterprise Policy Performance Assessments for the countries of South East Europe, this report provides a regional assessment.
Special Focus: Enhancing the Role of Business in the Fight Against Corruption. This book provides an account of what the 38 adhering governments have been doing in 2003 to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy.
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This statement by OECD and NEPAD was issued at the OECD-Africa Investment Roundtable which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa on 19 November 2003. It calls for the launch of a result-oriented, inclusive and comprehensive Africa Investment Initiative to create a positive investment environment across the continent.
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This booklet brings together the results of work conducted in 2003 by the OECD on the issue of public sector transparency in international investment policy. This is part of a broader initiative to promote the role of international investment in economic development and to contribute to the implementation of the Monterrey Consensus and to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. Parts of this booklet are taken from