Delegation of the European Union to Albania

OECD policy component of the Central Asia Invest programme

29/10/2020 - 03:26
Private Sector Development

This three-year EU-funded Project is a policy component of the Central Asia Invest (CAI) Programme that aims to support investment and competitiveness in Central Asia, thus contributing to sustainable and inclusive economic development in the region.

Implementing organisations: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Duration: 01/01/2019-31/12/2022      
Project budget: 4,800,000.00  funded by the EU
Beneficiary Countries: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Contract number: ACA/2019/408-409 
 
This three-year EU-funded Project is a policy component of the Central Asia Invest (CAI) Programme that aims to support investment and competitiveness in Central Asia, thus contributing to sustainable and inclusive economic development in the region. The Project will support the advancement of economic reforms by using different tools:
 
  • country-specific analysis, recommendations, monitoring of implementation;
  • regional policy dialogue and peer exchanges; and
  • capacity building.
COMPONENTS
 
Component 1 focuses on competitiveness policies that can address market failures, for instance:
  • access to finance for small and medium firms;
  • investment promotion;
  • export promotion and facilitation; and
  • entrepreneurship support policies.
Component 2 focuses on legal environment reforms to support domestic businesses and foreign investors, such as:
  • legal and regulatory framework for investment;
  • dispute resolution;
  • operational environment for small firms;
  • tax legislation and administration;
  • expropriation regime;
  • land legislation; and
  • exit mechanisms.
Component 3 aims at supporting the EU in co-ordinating CAI stakeholders, in particular Business Intermediary Organisation, and ensuring they can voice their concerns.
 
You cCAI logoan access updated information on the EU CAI programme and its stakeholders on www.eu-cai.org. The website serves as a platform of communication to grant projects and interested stakeholders, including regular updates on the programme, as well as upcoming and past events.
 
The new Central Asia Invest Brochure 2020 has been published in English and Russian: you will be able to download it here.
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