Development Centre

OECD Emerging Markets Network - EMnet


EMnet Brochure

The Emerging Markets Network (EMnet) is the OECD Development Centre’s business platform for dialogue and analysis of policy challenges, economic trends and business strategies between high-level officials, top executives from multinational corporations  and OECD experts, focused on the emerging markets.

EMnet events are closed to the public and operate under Chatham House rule in order to trigger outspoken discussions, and share experiences on how companies and policy makers adapt their strategies to emerging markets issues.


Key highlights

Getting involved

EMnet connects the private sector to the OECD and offers access to the Organisation’s extensive expertise, analysis and data on sectors and geographies of interest to you. To learn more about the Network, we  invite you to attend our upcoming meetings on Africa, Asia and Latin America as well as our thematic Working Groups. We welcome the participation of new members and can tailor opportunities for collaboration to your organisational and strategic needs.

EMnet events 2018

 Please note that EMnet events are closed to the general public and media. If you wish to attend, please contact

18 January | Online discussion
EMnet webinar on the IEA World Energy Outlook 2017

1 March | OECD Headquarters, Paris
OECD DAF/INV, TAD, and EMnet working group meeting on "Trade and Investment Barriers in Emerging Markets"

2 March | OECD Headquarters, Paris
EMnet meeting on "Accelerating Digitalisation in Emerging Markets", with a special focus on Asia in the afternoon

5 - 6 March | Delhi, India
EMnet business event in co-operation with Mahindra & Mahindra and FICCI: "India Sustainability Conclave 2018 – Balancing business goals in a sustainability paradigm.

28 May | French Ministry of Economy and Finance, Paris
EMnet meeting on Latin America “Investment and Confidence through Stronger Institutions” 

21 September | Online discussion (11am, Paris time)
EMnet webinar on the African Development Dynamics

30 October | OECD Headquarters
EMnet meeting on Africa “Infrastructure and Regional Connectivity”

13 November | Antigua, Guatemala
EMnet regional meeting "Public-Private Co-operation towards Institutional Transparency"

21 November Afternoon | OECD Headquarters, Paris
EMnet meeting on "Businesses as SDG Advocates", in co-operation with the OECD's Development Communication Network (DevCom)

Consult past events

Emnet Policy Notes

Africa policy note 2018 cover  

For more information on the policy notes please visit this page


  • ArcelorMittal  (Luxembourg)
  • Bancolombia  (Colombia)
  • BBVA  (Spain)
  • DSB Bank (Singapore)
  • Engie (France)
  • Eni (Italy)
  • Ferreycorp (Peru)
  • Gas Natural (Spain)
  • Grupo Santander (Spain)
  • Huawei Technologies (China)
  • Iberdrola (Spain)
  • Indra (Spain)
  • Johnson & Johnson (United States)
  • Mahindra & Mahindra (India)
  • ManpowerGroup (United States)
  • Michelin (France)
  • Odebrecht (Brazil)
  • Pernod Ricard (France)
  • Sancor Seguros (Argentina)
  • Sentient Group (Australia)
  • Siemens-Gamesa (Germany/Spain)
  • Syngenta (Switzerland)
  • Tata (India)
  • Toshiba (Japan)
  • UniCredit (Italy)
  • Veolia Africa (France)
  • Walmart (United States)


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