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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
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This document reproduces the Report by the Chair of the Annual Meeting of the National Contact Points which was h
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Summary of the discussion from the Roundtable on Corporate Responsibility which was held on 25 June 2003. It will form part of the forthcoming publication "Annual Report on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: 2003 Edition".
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The anti-corruption content of the Guidelines is broader than that of the Convention and the Revised Recommendation, as the Guidelines cover private sector bribery, solicitation of bribes and extortion. They also encourage companies to extend ...
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This report highlights a number of issues raised by SME owners and managers and builds on recently published OECD-EBRD reports (2001, 2002). It identifies a number of actions needed in order to continue the progress already made in improving the policy environment for SMEs.
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This report highlights a number of issues based on insights from SME owners and managers and builds on recently published OECD and EBRD reports. It identifies a number of actions needed in order to build further on the progress already made in improving the policy environment for SMEs.
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This booklet comprises two main sections: "Guiding Principles for Policies toward attracting FDI" and "Assessing FDI Incentive Policies: A Checklist". See also, "Incentives for attracting FDI".
This study records and evaluates the development so far of an enabling environment for FDI and suggests policy options designed to improve it further. Foreign investors were initially attracted to China by cheap land and labour, the promise of a large market and, to some extent, by fiscal incentives. To sustain and increase large-scale FDI inflows, it is now necessary
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December 2000. Because of its size, China's "open door policy" launched twenty years ago constitutes a unique and vast laboratory for the study of major structural changes in China and the world economy.