This paper examines how individual countries’ policy choices affect other economies and can become a source of international shocks. Leveraging on a new quarterly dataset of capital control adjustments, we find renewed evidence that the introduction of capital controls in one economy increases capital inflows to other similar borrowing economies.
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This list contains up-to-date contact details for National Contact Points for all countries adhering to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
The COVID-19 crisis is affecting the international policy community. This page groups responses that can help guide the actions of governments and other actors in today's challenging times.
The Guidance provides recommendations for responsible mineral supply chains to help companies to respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral or metal purchasing decisions and practices.
Promoting responsible business conduct in the financial sector is vital to building a sustainable global economy. Although the Guidelines’ due diligence recommendations can help financial institutions, the inherent complexities in the sector create challenges. This paper highlights key considerations for institutional investors in carrying out due diligence that will help to identify and respond to environmental and social risks.
The OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector is used as the benchmark for due diligence by many industry and multi-stakeholder initiatives. The Alignment Assessment process serves to evaluate the alignment of the standards and implementation of these initiatives with the recommendations in the Guidance.
The economic upheaval resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has led many governments to enhance their foreign investment screening mechanisms or introduce new ones. This reviews changes to investment screening policy practice and to the way governments and societies view the benefits and risks associated with foreign investment.
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This review is based on the report prepared by the OECD Secretariat to support the review of Costa Rica undertaken by the OECD Investment Committee, as part of the process for Costa Rica’s accession to the OECD.
The OECD Responsible Business Conduct Policy Review of Peru seeks to foster the role of the Peruvian Government in promoting and enabling responsible business conduct. It examines Peruvian policies in the areas covered by the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, as well as in other areas through which the Government can leverage and incentivise responsible business practices.
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25/06/2020 - This report presents recent capital flow developments during the COVID-19 crisis and serves as a background paper to the G20 International Financial Working Group meeting on 24 June 2020.