Direct Investment Essays

  • Foreign Direct Investment

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    Introduction: Foreign Direct Investment, or FDI, is a type of investment that involves the injection of foreign funds into an enterprise that operates in a different country of origin from the investor” (economy watch). The determinants of foreign direct investment may be the socio-economic, financial and the cultural factors which usually have positive and negative effect on the foreign direct investment. The risk is attached to the determinants of foreign direct investment. This paper examines the

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam

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    Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam There is no dout that foreign direct investment (FDI) plays a very significant role in economic growth, according to experiences of new industrial countries in Asia. Over a decade of opening for FDI, we could realize that the more FDI inflows pour into our country the more we benefit. In fact, FDI has contributed a great proportion to fulfill targets on socio-economic development plan and has been one of the most important external sources of Vietnam on the

  • Foreign Direct Investment Essay

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    FDI is known as foreign direct investment and it’s meant to make an investment in the other location in a foreign country. In this article, the foreign direct investment theories is mainly concern the three theories which are market imperfections theory, international production theory and the internalization theory. The market imperfections theory was said that the firm seeks the market opportunities at overseas and determines which is suitable to have an investment in order to achieve the competitive

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Mexico (FDI)

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    FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN MEXICO (FDI) INTRODUCTION Mexico is the top trading nation in Latin America and the ninth-largest economy in the world. No country has signed more free trade agreements – 33 in all, including the two biggest markets in the world, the US and the EU. Altogether these signatory countries make up a preferential market of over more than billion consumers. Much of the FDI in Mexico is attracted by the country’s strategic location within the North American Free Trade Agreement

  • Costs and Benefits of Foreign Direct Investment

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    Introduction Over the years, foreign direct investment (FDI) has become a popular way for countries to move capital flows from one country to the other. Basically, foreign direct investment simply refers to an instant when a business entity for a particular country invests in an income generating asset in another country with a hope of return on the investment. Foreign direct investment has its benefits to the foreign investor, the home country and the host country (Froot 1993, 60). However, it should

  • The Pros And Cons Of Foreign Direct Investment

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    Foreign Direct Investment ( FDI) is a source that a country obtain from other countries in order to add value for it’s own economy. These sources can be various: Economic or technological. Foreign Investors may establish a new facility or open their branch or establish a partnership with a local company in host country. Nowadays, there is more demand of FDI’s than the world trade and world output. This drastic rise in FDI is due to the help of changing potentials and economic policies that are

  • Foreign Direct Investment Case Study

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    By definition foreign direct investment is the acquisition of tangible assets such as machinery, land and factories; this type of investment are often between two companies- usually multinationals from different countries. FDI is one of the benefits of globalisation as it has a direct impact on aggregate demand having a follow on effect on technology, job opportunities and increased intellectual property owned by countries. In this essay I will discuss some of the factors that affect a country’s

  • Foreign Direct Investment in China

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    Foreign Direct Investment in China 1.0 Introduction I found this article "Foreign direct investment: Companies rush in with the cash" on the financial times website ( published December 11, 2002 written by John Thornhill. The reason for choosing this article is my personal interest in the Chinese economy and its attractiveness to the foreign investors. Apart from the foreign direct investment this topic has also helped me in understanding the impact of Chinese economy on the global

  • Ireland’s Attractiveness for Foreign Direct Investment

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    Ireland’s development transformed the country into an attractive investment destination. Therefore, this essay will determine components involved that affect in Ireland’s growth and provide its different dimensions including political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, environmental and legal system (PESTEL) which are integrated with control, risks, costs and benefits as the country’s attractiveness for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Political Initially, Ireland’s independence from Britain

  • Carrefour’s Foreign Direct Investment

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    retail business to use international financial market: 8 More gain and cheaper borrowing cost: 8 Facilitate international business operation: 9 Risk diversification: 9 Methods used by a retail business to invest internationally: 10 Foreign direct investment: 10 Franchising: 10 Joint venture 11 Manufacture abroad: 11 Conclusion: 12 References: 12 Carrefour- Spot market in foreign exchange: Carrefour is a French based global retailer, which first established its branch in UAE in 1995

  • The Differences Between Foreign Trade and Foreign Direct Investment

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    systems, regulations and somewhere trade barriers. Foreign direct investment (FDI) Investment from one country into another (normally by companies rather than governments), that involves establishing operations or acquiring tangible assets, including stakes in other businesses. (Financial Times) FDI means investment of foreign assets into domestic structures, organizations and equipment. It’s a key element in economic integration and creates direct, stable and long- lasting links between economies. OECD

  • Foreign Direct Investment: A Catalyst for Economic Growth

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    The link between economic growth and human development has been a subject of rigorous empirical econometric work since the 1970s. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), which is an important component of human development especially in modern regional and global economies, has been found to explain varying levels of return and economic growth. Foreign Direct Investment is a major source of capital for most developed and developing countries. It is usually difficult for countries to generate capital through

  • Chinese-Nigerian Foreign Direct Investment Relationship

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    Maoist-Socialist teachings and command economics towards nascent governments. In 1971, China and Nigeria forged diplomatic relations that eventually culminated into permanent bilateral trade agreements and investments. However, it was not until the 1990s that China returned--as a foreign direct investor--intent on investing in projects that would exploit the continent’s wealth of natural resources for exports, its abundant natural resource reserves, and the diplomatic leverage it would gain from forging


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    CONSOLIDATED LITERATURE REVIEW DEFINITION To understand the bases of my hypothesis, I first need to define what collative barraging is and the effect collective bargaining has on the South African economy, this will then put into perspective the impact collective bargaining has on the motor industry in the South Africa. Collective bargaining by definition mean is the process “of good faith” that takes place between an organisation’s management and a trade union (representing the organisation’s

  • Foreign Direct Investment Essay

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    POSITIVE IMPACT OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE, FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT FOR INDONESIA I. INTRODUCTION Indonesia always received a large amount of FDI. This FDI came from several developed countries such as Japan, United States of America and the European Union. FDI inflow has confirmed the activity of trade between countries through development of export (export expansion). In addition , FDI can also replace trade by become import substitution, especially if FDI that brought in aims to develop the

  • Direct Investment Case Study

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    What are the management issues in Foreign Direct Investment decision? (At least one page) The management issues in Foreign Direct Investment decision are: Control: the host countries are threatened by the investment of large multinationals. In fact, big companies impose their rules due to the size of their business activities. Actually, big multinational controls the price and quality of production abroad. As a matter of fact, the issues have a negative impact on the local market and workers.

  • The Rise & Fall of the Japanese Semiconductor Industry, 1970 – 2000

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    (Digital random Access Memory) assembly, US actually struggled to stay in the competition in long run because of the excellent Japanese policy about the foreign direct investment in Japan. Many may argue with various benefits of green field investment that it is good for the host country but Japan never encouraged Greenfield investment by US or by any other countries especially in semiconductor industry. Forget about the encouragement, Japan had a great barrier and restrictions on this semiconductor

  • The Mexican Peso Crisis

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    to any sudden and major flux of this capital fund which was very much dependent on the investors? confidence level in the Mexican economy. The fact that majority of the capital funds was in the form of portfolio capital instead of foreign direct investment (FDI) had also worsen the situation. The ratio of portfolio capital to FDI had increased substantially from 1:1.3 in 1990 to 1:6.5 in 1993. Given the volatile nature, portfolio capital tends to respond with greater speed to changes in the environment

  • Globalization And Education Essay

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    University annual report (2012.P-3-5) shows ... ... middle of paper ... increase overseas trading. A new communication system established were fast and reliable like internet and satellite communication and international banking system all as a direct answer to cope with globalization phenomena. To sum up, it is clear that globalization has more advantages in developing countries. This is because it has a positive impact on the education system, increase the chances to improve the economy and it

  • India Risk Analysis

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    makes regions in India attractive investments by various markets. India has taken steps to recognize these opportunities to gain Foreign Direct Investment by realigning government policy towards new business potential. Such potential is often marked by “it’s too good to be true” as global investors determine the risk through in depth analysis of regions around the world and much like team A has outlined for Kerala, India. Foreign Trade and Investment Investment in India has increased significantly