The Roundtable will focus on the discussion of key issues in Asia and Pacific markets with the aim of sharing experiences and good practices for the sound development of policies related to insurance and private pension markets. The event is co-hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), with sponsorship from the Government of Japan.
This report gives an overview of private pension systems worldwide and outlines latest developments. It assesses the amount of assets in funded and private pension plans, describes the way these assets are invested in financial markets, and looks at how investments have performed, both in the past year and over the past decade.
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08/06/2021 - Preliminary data for 2020 show that pension funds held over USD 35 trillion of assets worldwide at end-2020, exceeding 2019 levels despite the headwinds due to COVID-19. Pension fund assets grew by nearly 9% in the OECD area to reach USD 34.2 trillion at end-2020. Outside the OECD area, pension fund assets amounted to USD 0.8 trillion at end-2020 in a group of 31 jurisdictions, just over 1% more than at end-2019.
This event will highlight existing initiatives and good practices of governments, the private sector, multilateral and national development banks, and international organisations in supporting private investor involvement in infrastructure and managing related risks, including those related to ESG.
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25/05/2021 - This document outlines the main outcomes of discussions at a conference on addressing the protection gap for pandemic risk. Focus areas include the challenges to insurability of pandemic-related losses, opportunities to improve insurability and some of the critical next steps for building future resilience against pandemic risks.
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.
This page provides information about the events organised within the framework of the OECD/INFE Technical Assistance Project on Financial Education in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to strengthen financial literacy and promote the financial well-being of citizens in the region.
The OECD roadmap identifies elements of good design and public policy to assist countries to strengthen retirement income adequacy in an environment where pension benefits result from assets accumulated during working life.
Generating trust is a key factor for establishing conditions of economic development, including the efficient allocation of capital, innovation, productivity and business relationships. This initiative is a platform for leaders to catalyse good corporate conduct, examine market incentives for business decision-making and respond to the expectations of society in meeting current and future challenges.