Investment

Issues in foreign investment

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are issues in foreign investment-backed recommendations on responsible business conduct to encourage sustainable development and enduring social progress. Analysis, trends and forecasts from the OECD using FDI statistics collected in accordance with latest international guidelines. This update contains data on FDI trends for OECD and G20 countries up to Q3 2017. USD 788 billion in the first half of 2017 compared to the second half of 2016.

International trade and FDI are the main defining features and key drivers of global value chains. For the first time ever, these statistical notes for OECD countries provide evidence on the role played by investment in global value chains. 58 countries, including all OECD and G20 countries, and covers 22 sectors. The new FDI statistics database covering FDI statistics from 2014 onwards went online in March 2015. Please forward this error screen to 10.

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