Investment Policy Reviews

UNCTAD´s Investment Policy Reviews provide an objective evaluation of the country´s legal, regulatory and institutional framework for FDI to attract increased foreign and direct investment, as well as how to maximize the benefits from it.

The review includes FDI entry and establishment, treatment and protection of investment, taxation, the business environment and sectoral regulations.

The strategic analysis is tailored to country needs. Recommendations are concrete and action-oriented.

Investment Policy Reviews  


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11 July 2012Consolidating gains from the Arab Spring, Tunisia looks to UNCTAD
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25 November 2011UNCTAD’s investment policy advice welcomed in Mozambique
03 May 11 - Guatemala has high potential for attracting investment, UNCTAD policy review finds
04 May 11 - UNCTAD cites improvements achieved by countries in investment policies, steps taken to clarify and simplify government rules
14 Dec 10 - UNCTAD investment policy review highlights huge investment potential of Sierra Leone
27 Apr 10 - Investment policy reviews of Belarus and El Salvador
12 Apr 10 - Investment Policy Review of Burundi
07 Dec 09 - Sweden renews support for investment policy review programme
06 Oct 09 - Vice-President of Sierra Leone visits UNCTAD
11 Aug 09 - Blue Book to help Nigeria improve its investment climate
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 Regional Review



Investment Policy Review of South-East Europe

The Investment Policy Review of South-East Europe is the first regional IPR undertaken by UNCTAD.

It covers seven economies: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, the Republic of Moldova*, Serbia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Kosovo**.

* As a participant to the SEE Investment Committee's Working Group on Investments and Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) Signatory, at the request of the CEFTA and Regional Cooperation Council Secretariats, the Republic of Moldova is also included in the regional study, even though it is not directly encompassed by the SEE 2020 Strategy.
** United Nations Administrative Region, Security Council resolution 1244 (1999).


Investment Policy Review of South-East Europe


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