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Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/18/11 FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT JUAN CARLOS GARCÍA-PIÑA ROSETE
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8/18/11 Foreign Direct Investment The flow of FDI refers to the amount of FDI undertaken over a given time period The stock of FDI refers to the total accumulated value of foreign-owned assets at a given time Outflows of FDI are the flows of FDI out of a country Inflows of FDI are the flows of FDI into a country
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8/18/11 Trends In FDI There has been a marked increase in both the flow and stock of FDI in the world economy over the last 30 years FDI has grown more rapidly than world trade and world output because: firms still fear the threat of protectionism the general shift toward democratic political institutions and free market economies has encouraged FDI
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8/18/11 Trends In FDI Figure 7.1: FDI Outflows 1982-2006 ($ billions)
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8/18/11 The Direction Of FDI Most FDI has historically been directed at the developed nations of the world, with the United States being a favorite target FDI inflows have remained high during the early 2000s for the United States, and also for the European Union South, East, and Southeast Asia, and particularly China, are now seeing an increase of FDI inflows Latin America is also emerging as an
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8/18/11 The Direction Of FDI Figure 7.3: FDI Inflows by Region ($ billion),
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8/18/11 The Direction Of FDI Gross fixed capital formation summarizes the total amount of capital invested in factories, stores, office buildings, and the like All else being equal, the greater the capital investment in an economy, the more favorable its future prospects are likely to be So, FDI can be seen as an important source of capital investment and a determinant of the future growth rate of an economy
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8/18/11 The Direction Of FDI Figure 7.4: Inward FDI as a % of Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1992-2005
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8/18/11 The Source Of FDI Since World War II, the U.S. has been the largest source country for FDI The United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, Germany, and Japan are other important source countries
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8/18/11 The Source Of FDI Figure 7.5: Cumulative FDI Outflows ($ billions),
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8/18/11 The Form Of FDI: Acquisitions Most cross-border investment is in the form of mergers and acquisitions rather than greenfield investments Firms prefer to acquire existing assets because: mergers and acquisitions are quicker to execute than greenfield investments it is easier and perhaps less risky for a firm to acquire desired assets than build them from the
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8/18/11 The Shift To Services FDI is shifting away from extractive industries and manufacturing, and towards services The shift to services is being driven by: the general move in many developed countries toward services the fact that many services need to be produced where they are consumed a liberalization of policies governing FDI in services
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8/18/11 Theories Of Foreign Direct Investment Why do firms invest rather than use exporting
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This note was uploaded on 08/17/2011 for the course BUSL 01342 taught by Professor Jenkins during the Winter '10 term at Ohio University- Athens.

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