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25TH REPORT ON G20 INVESTMENT MEASURES

28/06/2021 – G20 member countries have continued to contain the damage associated with the COVID-19 pandemic to their economies by remaining largely open to international investment and facilitating such investment, according to the 25th OECD-UNCTAD report released today. They also took a significant number of measures related to concerns about the implications that certain investments can have for essential security interests, continuing a trend observed in G20 member countries – and well beyond – since around 2017.


Published at 6-monthly intervals since 2009, these reports respond to the mandate from the G20 that OECD and UNCTAD monitor and publicly report on the commitments made by G20 countries not to introduce new barriers to trade and investment. They form part of wider reports on G20 trade and investment measures jointly published by the OECD, WTO and UNCTAD.

 

See also

> Consolidated inventory of measures since monitoring began

 

G20 trade and investment measures: OECD-WTO-UNCTAD reports

The leaders of the G20, which comprises the world’s largest economies, are firmly committed to open trade and investment and to resisting protectionism in all its forms. They have mandated WTO, OECD and UNCTAD – the leading international organisations in the area of international trade and investment policies – to monitor policy developments and report publicly on these commitments.

25th report on G20 trade and investment measures, June 2021

24th report on G20 trade and investment measures, November 2020

23rd report on G20 trade and investment measures, June 2020

22nd report on G20 trade and investment measures, November 2019

21st report on G20 trade and investment measures, June 2019

20th report on G20 trade and investment measures, November 2018

19th report on G20 trade and investment measures, July 2018

18th report - November 2017 | 17th report - June 2017 | 16th report -November 2016 | 15th report - June 2016 | 14th report - Nov 2015 | 13th report June 2015 | 12th report Nov 2014 | 11th report June 2014 | 10th report - Dec 2013 | 9th report - June 2013 | 8th report - Oct 2012 | 7th report - May 2012 | 6th report - Oct 2011 | 5th report - May 2011 | 4th report - Nov 2010 | 3rd report - June 2010 | 2nd report - March 2010 | 1st report - Sept 2009


 

Reports on investment policy changes

Beyond the G20 countries which are covered in the OECD/WTO/UNCTAD reports above, the OECD monitors investment policy changes in the 62 economies participating in its freedom of investment process and publishes regular reports:

Measures taken 16 October 2020 to 15 March 2021 | FR

Measures taken 16 September 2019 to 15 October 2020 | FR

Measures taken 16 September 2018 to 15 September 2019

Measures taken 16 September 2017 to 15 September 2018

Measures taken 16 February 2017 to 15 September 2017

Measures taken 16 September 2016 to 15 February 2017

Measures taken 16 February to 16 September 2016

Measures taken 16 September 2015 to 15 February 2016

Measures taken 16 February 2015 to 15 September 2015

Measures taken 16 September 2014 to 15 February 2015

Measures taken 16 February to 15 September 2014

Measures taken 16 September 2013 to 15 February 2014

Measures taken 16 February to 15 September 2013 

Summary of measures taken from 2008-2013

Measures taken 1 March to 15 September 2012

Measures taken 1 November 2011 to 29 February 2012

Measures taken 16 February to 31 October 2011 

Measures taken 16 September 2010 to 15 February 2011

Measures taken 16 February to 15 September 2010 

Measures taken 1 September 2009 to 14 February 2010 

Measures taken 15 November 2008 to 31 August 2009
 

Related documents and links

Investment policies related to national security and public order

Freedom of investment at the OECD

Codes of liberalisation

Foreign Direct Investment Statistics

OECD work on global value chains

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