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28/10/2019 - In the first half of 2019, global FDI flows decreased by 20% compared to the last half of 2018, to USD 572 billion. FDI flows dropped by 5% to USD 361 billion in Q1 2019 and by 42% to USD 210 billion in Q2 2019.
Paris, 23 October 2019: The Roundtable on Investment and Sustainable Development will launch the FDI Qualities Indicators, the outcome of phase 1 of a project to provide decision-makers with an actionable instrument to gauge the contribution of investment to sustainable development -- and discuss the conditions needed to maximise the contribution of private investment to achieving the 2030 Agenda and climate change objectives.
This report provides an inventory of existing practices among IPAs in eight southern Mediterranean (MED) economies: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, and Tunisia. Each MED country has one national IPA with the exception of Tunisia, where three agencies have investment promotion functions. The survey was therefore conducted with ten different agencies.
This Declaration, first adopted in 1976, constitutes a policy commitment to improve the investment climate, encourage the positive contribution multinational enterprises can make to economic and social progress and minimise and resolve difficulties which may arise from their operations.
This high-level seminar, co-organised with Japan as 2019 G20 Presidency, brought together senior policy officials and academics to discuss current issues linked to global financial integration and the role that international frameworks can play to maximise benefits and minimise drawbacks.
This joint EU-OECD programme supports Mediterranean governments to attract quality investment for job creation, local development, economic diversification and stability.
This joint OECD and IDB report presents rich new information on the organization, activities, and operative practices of IPAs in 51 countries, comprising 32 OECD countries and 19 Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) countries (outside of the OECD area), providing a thorough understanding of who agencies are, what they do, and how they do it.
The purpose of this user's guide is to contribute to a better understanding of the principles and procedures of the OECD Codes. It provides detailed explanations of the coverage of the Codes and serves as a manual for Code users. This edition has been adjusted to take recent developments into account, specifically, revised insurance and private pensions provisions of the Code of Liberalisation of Current Invisible Operations.
This publication brings together contributions from leading female policy makers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies.
The post financial crisis period has been associated with increased countercyclical use of various financial policies, including residency-based measures. This paper analyses in a single analytical framework the relative effectiveness of three types of financial policies – macroprudential (foundations), currency-based (fences), and residency-based measures (fire doors).