G20 Investment Policymaking
UNCTAD-OECD Reports on G20 Investment Measures
The leaders of the G20, which comprises the world’s largest economies, are firmly committed to open trade and investment and to resisting protectionism in all its forms.
They have mandated WTO, OECD and UNCTAD, the leading organizations in the area of international trade and investment policies, to monitor policy developments and report publicly on these commitments.
All Reports on G20 Investment Measures: click here to see list
Most recent reports:
- 14 Nov 2022 Download
- 07 Jul 2022 Download
- 28 Oct 2021 Download
- 28 Jun 2021 Download
G20 Compendium on Promoting Investment for Sustainable Development (Bali Compendium)
The compendium includes strategies, policies, investment promotion activities and international collaboration initiatives of the G20 and some associated countries aimed at promoting investment in sectors linked to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UNCTAD prepared the compendium under the guidance of the Indonesian presidency of the G20, with inputs from all G20 members and some associated countries.
G20 Non-Binding Policy Toolkit: Promoting Born Green via Digital MSMEs and Entrepreneurship in Global Supply Chains
UNCTAD led the substantive backstopping of the international organizations to the preparation for the G20 Policy Toolkit on Born Green via Digital MSMEs, under the Italian Presidency.
- 12 Oct 2021 Download
This short paper elaborates on the conceptual framework and core steps in its development. It is meant to shed light, from an insider’s perspective, on its relevance in guiding future policy initiatives in the area of entrepreneurship and MSMEs development by G20 and non G20 economies.
- 25 Oct 2021 Download
G20 Guiding Principles for Global Investment Policymaking
In September 2016, G20 leaders endorsed the guiding principles of the Hangzhou Summit. Drawing on the UNCTAD Policy Framework, the G20 Principles constituted the first time that multilateral consensus on investment matters had been reached between a varied group of developed, developing and transition economies.
- G20 Guiding Principles for Global Investment Policymaking Download
G20 investment policy data by country
The Country Navigator is the entry point for all country specific investment policy data:
- Policy measures
- International investment agreements
- Known treaty-based ISDS cases
Browse by G20 country
- Korea, Republic of
- Russian Federation
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
- European Union
- Closing investment gap in global goals key to build better future (23 Sep 2022)
- UNCTAD facilitates G20 consensus on Guiding Principles for Global Investment Policymaking (11 Jul 2016)
- G20 Trade and Investment Working Group Meeting (30 Mar 2016)
- UNCTAD to be Part of New G20 Work Stream on Trade and Investment (21 Jan 2016)