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:

UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures (27th report)

UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures (26th Report)

UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures (25th Report)


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.

G20 Non-Binding Policy Toolkit: Promoting Born Green via Digital MSMEs and Entrepreneurship in Global Supply Chains

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.

Born Green via Digital: Increasing MSME’s Competitiveness and Sustainability - A Facilitators’ Reflection on the G20 Policy Toolkit

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
  • Laws
  • International investment agreements
  • Known treaty-based ISDS cases

Browse by G20 country


G20-related news