Enhancing Investment Liberalisation and Facilitation in the Asia-Pacific Region (Stage 1): Reducing Barriers to Investment across APEC to Lift Growth and Lower Poverty, November 2006

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Enhancing Investment Liberalisation and Facilitation in the Asia-Pacific Region (Stage 1): Reducing Barriers to Investment across APEC to Lift Growth and Lower Poverty, November 2006

Publication Number

APEC#206-CT-01.7

Published Date

November 2006

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

CTI Sub-Fora & Industry Dialogues Groups, Investment Experts' Group(IEG)

Accessed

22892

Pages

66

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Description

This Stage 1 report focuses on the border restrictions to foreign direct investment. It suggests that if these barriers were removed to the levels of the least restrictive APEC member, substantial economic growth and poverty reduction would result.

  • Introduction
  • Investment and FDI drives growth and reduces poverty
  • Barriers to FDI
  • What happens when FDI barriers are removed
  • What is missing is the behind-the-border story
  • Conclusions