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The Pros & Cons of Foreign Direct InvestmentInternational Businessesby Judit Kozenkow, Demand MediaIn the 21st century, FDI affects business operations at all levels.Comstock/Comstock/Getty ImagesRelated ArticlesPros & Cons of Small Business Direct InvestmentOnline Rx Businesses Pros & ConsBusiness License Pros & ConsThe Pros & Cons of a Tablet PCPros & Cons of Direct Mail AdvertisingPros & Cons of Starting a Car Wash BusinessForeign direct investment, or FDI, is a company's physical investment into building a plantin another country, acquisition of a foreign firm or investment in a joint venture or strategicalliance with a foreign company in its local market. Global foreign investment flows haveexceeded $1 trillion in the 21st century -- from $14 billion in the 1970s -- according to theUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development. These investments impact the hostcountry and the home country of the investing business. Small businesses experience the

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