Attracting International Investment for Development

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The OECD organised a conference on FDI, in Shanghai, China, in December 2002.  Some of the questions addressed in this book include:  What lessons can be drawn from experiences with policies for attracting FDI, including strategies based on tax and other incentives?  How can MNEs contribute to promote the developmental benefits of FDI?  How can FDI and portfolio investments best complement each other in support of development? Are there effective ways to achieve synergies between FDI and official development aid in leveraging private investment for development projects in LDCs?


FDI Portfolio Capital Flows and Aid

Capturing the Synergies

Co-chaired by Mr. John Lintjer, Vice-President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Mr. Zoltán György, Deputy Director-General of Investment, Trade and Development in Hungary LTD, and reported by Mr. Kenneth Davies, Principal Administrator, Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs of the OECD, this session focused on OECD experience of capital account liberalisation and the interaction between FDI and other inflows, including portfolio investment and ODA, as well as on strategies for investment attraction...


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