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Foreign Direct Investment

Types of Foreign Direct Investment: An Overview FDIs can be broadly classified into two types: outward FDIs and inward FDIs. This classification is based on the types of restrictions imposed, and the various prerequisites required for these investments. An outward-bound FDI is backed by the government against all types of associated risks. This form of FDI is subject to tax incentives as well as disincentives of various forms. Risk coverage provided to the domestic industries and subsidies...

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Foreign Direct Investment in Nigeria

Reference: Agarwal, J.P. (1980) Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment: A Survey, Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, 116, pp. 739-773 Akinlo, A.E. 2004. "Foreign direct investment and growth in Nigeria: An empirical investigation". Journal of Policy Modelling, 26: 627-39. Aliber, Robert Z. "The Multinational Enterprise in a Multiple Currency World." In The Multinational Enterprise, ed. John H. Dunning. London: Allen & Unwin, 1971. Aluko, S.A. (1961). "Financing economic development in Nigeria"...

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Foreign Direct Investment

Title: Foreign Direct Investment Bus 502—Global Business Environment January 27, 2013 The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) occurs when an organization directly invests in a foreign company or establishes its own facilities in a foreign country for the purposes of manufacturing or producing a product (Hill, 2009). Careful consideration to a foreign country’s economy, regulation compliance and other factors must be researched before making this important leap. Utilizing research from both...

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Foreign Direct Investment in China

Foreign direct investment From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Foreign direct investment (FDI) or foreign investment refers to long term participation by country A into country B. It usually involves participation in management, joint-venture, transfer of technology and expertise. There are two types of FDI: inward foreign direct investment and outward foreign direct investment, resulting in a net FDI inflow (positive or negative) and "stock of foreign direct investment"...

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Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Due to globalization and hyper competition, it became crucial for the countries to engage in the global economy in order to survive and develop. One way to do so is through foreign direct investment. “Foreign direct investment (FDI) occurs when a firm invests directly in production or other facilities in a foreign country over which it has effective control”. (Shenkar & Luo, 2007, p. 60). It provides benefits for the multinational enterprises investing in a...

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Economics: Foreign Direct Investment

What impact will the prospect of deprivatization have on investment by managers of privatized firms? The prospect of deprivatization will impact managers of privatized firms because under this policy, certain past privatization would be declare illegal and the transactions would be reversed. These privatized firms would have to be either run as a state-owned enterprise or sold to another party. This will affect managers of privatized firms in that they may not have the power to make decisions...

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Foreign Direct Investment in Nepal

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Nepal: Trends and Prospects Introduction FDI is a cross-border investment in which a resident in one economy (the direct investor) acquires a lasting interest in an enterprise in another economy (the direct investment enterprise). By convention, a direct investment is established when the direct investor has acquired 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares or voting power of an enterprise abroad. FDI may involve the creation of a new establishment or investment...

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Foreign Direct Investment

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT Foreign direct investment (FDI) is a direct investment into production or business in a country by an individual or company in another country, either by buying a company in the target country or by expanding operations of an existing business in that country. Foreign direct investment is in contrast to portfolio investment which is a passive investment in the securities of another country such as stocks and bonds. Types 1. Horizontal FDI arises when a firm duplicates...

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china and foreign direct investment

billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2011, second only to the United States. China's high economic growth rate and the expansion of its domestic market help explain its optimism as an FDI destination; but foreign investors have concerns regarding potential investment returns with uncertainty about China's willingness to offer a level playing field to domestic competitors. China has a legal and regulatory framework that provides the government with discretion to promote investment in specific...

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Foreign Direct Investment by Cemex

theoretical explanation, or explanations, of FDI best explains Cemex’s FDI?     Cemex’s foreign direct investment strategies and decisions were really molded by the nature of their industry/product. FDI yielded the most profitable and controllable option which they felt would stimulate the fast growth of the company. When looking at the theories of FDI, it is easy to see why Cemex preferred a direct investment instead of the other options of penetrating these markets. Exporting was eliminated as an...

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