The Codes of Liberalisation constitute legally binding rules, stipulating progressive, non-discriminatory liberalisation of capital movements, the right of establishment and current invisible transactions (mostly services). All non-conforming measures must be listed in country reservations against the Codes.
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This publication presents the full text of the Code of Liberalisation of Current Invisible Operations under which adhering countries have accepted legally binding obligations.
Each year, the OECD publishes a survey of the investment regulation of pension funds and other pension providers which describes the main quantitative investment regulations applied to pension funds in 80 economies. The survey questionnaire covers all types of pension plans financed via pension funds.
This report reflects investors’ views on issues and challenges affecting private investment in infrastructure and presents a set of proposals to improve the investment environment for infrastructure. Over 100 investors participated and shared inputs, reflecting diverse views on infrastructure investment in global markets.
This annual report analyses insurance market statistics collected by the OECD to monitor the insurance industry’s overall performance and health. It covers all OECD countries plus selected Asian, African and Latin American countries.
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10/06/2020 - Preliminary data for 2019 show that pension funds held USD 32.3 trillion in the OECD area and USD 0.7 trillion in 29 other jurisdictions. The US exhibited the largest amount of assets in pension funds at end-2019 (USD 18.8 trillion), followed by the UK (USD 3.6 trillion), Australia (USD 1.8 trillion), Netherlands (USD 1.7 trillion), Canada (USD 1.5 trillion),Japan (USD 1.4 trillion) and Switzerland (USD 1.0 trillion).
27 February 2020 - Mauritius: Discussions at this event focused on international experiences in increasing coverage of private pensions, arket trends and supervisory challenges in the pension funds investment landscape, dealing with underfunded defined benefit (DB) pension schemes and how to improve governance of private pension funds.
This annual survey monitors and compares the investment behaviour, asset levels, and performances of the largest institutional investors in each region or country covered and analyses in greater depth the general trends observed at a national level.
3 December 2018 - Every two years, the OECD Pensions Outlook provides an analysis of the main policy issues affecting pensions in OECD countries and assesses trends in retirement income systems. It discusses policy initiatives for strengthening pension systems, funded private pension systems in particular.
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29/11/2019 - This report describes the tax treatment of retirement savings in OECD countries. It also covers non-tax financial incentives provided to encourage individuals to save for retirement in funded private pension plans.