Essays Tagged: "Foreign direct investment"

Investing in Canada

access to international markets.More international companies are investing in Canada. The stock of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Canada has increased steadily over the past five years to reach o ... es have known for decades: it pays to invest in Canada. There is a government commitment to attract foreign direct investment. Canada's government provides a competitive, welcoming climate for interna ...

(9 pages) 195 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

What are the current business Threats facing the Malaysian economy?

partners. For decades, our economic growth has been overly reliant on external sector developments, foreign direct investment (FDI) and international trade. Domestic investment decisions are not base ... economic fundamentals but rather these decisions are very much influenced by the market behavior of foreign investors.In view of the challenges arise from the globalization effects, it is important fo ...

(3 pages) 101 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

With Reference to at least three companies of your choice, critically evaluate Dunning's Eclectic Paradigm as a framework explaining the reasons why companies engage in Foreign Direct Investment.

phic spread of companies (Dicken pp 120, Adapted)." These revolutions have induced the explosion in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the last 20 years.FDI is the principle way that firms compete int ... economy. It is an investment in which the investor acquires a substantial controlling interest in a foreign firm, or builds a subsidiary in a foreign country, (Maskus, K, 1995).Firms internationalise ...

(12 pages) 348 2 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign direct investment occurs when a firm invests resources in business activities outside its ho ... h tariffs on imports of manufactured goods. Such tariffs aimed to protect domestic industries from "foreign competition". In addition to reducing trade barriers, many countries have also been progress ... ng trade barriers, many countries have also been progressively removing restrictions on barriers to foreign direct investment (FDI). According to the United Nations, between 1991 and 1996 more than 10 ...

(11 pages) 359 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Foreign Direct Investment: Starbucks Case

tives with the pros and cons of each and finally the recommendation with the accompanying rationale.Foreign Direct Investment: Starbucks CaseBackgroundGeneralThirty years ago Starbucks was a single st ... he growth of unit volume and firm profitability. In response, Starbucks has turned its attention to foreign markets for continued growth.ObjectiveStarbucks mission for international development is to ...

(10 pages) 786 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Foreign Investment in China

Foreign investment is the acquisition by residents of a country of assets abroad. There are two type ... ion by residents of a country of assets abroad. There are two types of foreign investment, known as foreign direct investment (FDI) and foreign indirect investment (FII). By definition, FDI is defined ... ad which includes acquiring of land, constructing buildings, mines or machinery, or buying existing foreign businesses. On the other hand, FII or portfolio investment is the acquisition of financial a ...

(16 pages) 516 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Where and how to invest in Czech Republic?

center of Europe and it has recently known un unprecedented economic growth partly due to the large Foreign Direct Investment that has come into the country.The preparations of the Czech Republic for ... further enhance the good opportunities of doing business in the country and will attract even more foreign investors. The Czech Republic fully supports the EU initiative aimed at enhancing competitiv ...

(2 pages) 44 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Recommendation for Brazil trade policy

crisis of late 1998, favourable economic and investment climate results in substantial increase of foreign direct investment (FDI) since 1997. (Trade Policy Review Body, 2000)With the substantial tra ... unities for the different sectors through trade reform and the removal of trade barriers to improve foreign trade performance. The table 1 in appendix shows the recent economic performance of Brazil. ...

(4 pages) 145 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Discussion of the contribution of Dunning's Eclectic Theory

of transnational corporations" (Dicken, 1992, p.120). These changes have made a great explosion in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the last 20 years throughout the world. FDI has been growing at a ... irm to engage in FDI, of course, is to make a profit (Hill, 2000).One of the examples of FDI is the foreign investment made by Citigroup Inc to buy South Korea's KorAm Bank for US$ 2.7 billions. Under ...

(8 pages) 131 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Analysis of advantages and disadvantages of FDI

IntroductionWith the development of economic globalization, foreign direct investment (FDI) is increasingly being recognized as an important factor in the econo ... estment inflows, the process of privatization, and the growing interdependence of the world economy.Foreign direct investment (FDI) occurs when a firm invests directly in facilities to produce and/or ... first is a green-field investment, which involves the establishment of a wholly new operation in a foreign country. The second involves acquiring or merging with an existing firm in the foreign count ...

(8 pages) 542 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Japan and USA

of a business. It is critical to take a balanced view of the benefits and risks of entering into a foreign market. There are numerous factors a firm should learn about doing business in another count ... r country; some of them include the demographics, infrastructure, the people and their culture, and foreign direct investment. Although this is just the tip of the iceberg, the following is the compar ...

(6 pages) 183 1 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A economic success in Ireland will be useful for New Zealand.

high unemployment and high dependence on agricultural sectors into a booming economy, attractive to foreign investors. Unemployment rates have decreased dramatically and Ireland is now experiencing a ... eland's success and the main lessons that New Zealand can learn from this. These include attracting foreign direct investment and an investment in education.IRELAND BACKGROUNDIreland is a reasonably s ...

(19 pages) 133 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The study of FDI

:It has become an important development tool for both developed and developing countries to attract foreign direct investment (FDI). Most investors of foreign investment have been attracted from the d ... insurance and lately call-centers. This leads to the question of why enterprises do choose to enter foreign countries and as such go abroad as investors. The answer to this is simply that such enterpr ...

(11 pages) 438 2 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Foreign Direct Investment In KOREA

o "Promotion and Support"Promotional efforts by the Korean government obtained the first inflows of foreign capital in 1962. Following its initial success, the government was somewhat passive about in ... tional enterprises would dominate most lucrative sectors of the domestic economy. At the same time, foreign capital gained by loan inducement seemed much easier to control than direct foreign investme ...

(8 pages) 177 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Foreign Direct Investment/Nissan North America

FDI Paper / Nissan North America In this paper I will investigate Nissan's foreign direct investment (FDI) in Canton, Mississippi. I will discuss decisions by Nissan and the e ... r and costs are usually kept lower when competition is strong.In this paper I investigated Nissan's foreign direct investment (FDI) in Canton, Mississippi. I discussed decisions by Nissan and the econ ...

(4 pages) 111 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Describe the strategies that China has adopted to promote economic growth and development. Discuss the impact of Globalisation on the Chinese economy.

y and simple exports to sophisticated high-technology goods while attracting nearly $500 Billion in foreign direct investment (FDI). The Chinese government also implemented many strategies to do this ... a's economy and thus are another government target for economic growth. China has relied heavily on foreign technology import and adaptation, but has since recognised the need for local knowledge and ...

(5 pages) 375 1 4.1 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The case analysis:Bata Shoe

operate in countries with different political and legal conditions, so the political impact on the foreign investments is very important. This paper explains this issue based on the Bata case in thre ... case in three parts. The first part evaluates the different ways in which Bata has interacted with foreign political systems in its investments and operations aboard. In the second part, the advantag ...

(14 pages) 263 0 4.1 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Greggs plc

as been discussed.Moreover, Greggs will enter the German Bakery market through the employment of a 'Foreign Direct Investment' method, more specifically a 'Sales and Production Subsidiary'.This report ... e internal and environmental analysis for the home and host countryTo identify the most appropriate foreign entry strategyTo tailor a services marketing mix to requirements of the host marketTo sugges ...

(27 pages) 205 1 4.1 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Globalization is the integration of world economies (Questia, 2004). It affects productivity, imports and exports, technology and growth rates.

aster rate than the growth in the world economy.Increase in international flow of capital including foreign direct investment.Greater transborder data flow, using such technologies such as the interne ... s also shrinking with most nations in Asia and Latin America' (Globalization Guide, 2001).Impact on Foreign Direct InvestmentForeign direct investment (FDI) is recognized as a key ingredient for econo ...

(6 pages) 320 1 3.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Financial Markets of the Middle East and North Africa: The Past and Present.

n's Economies to a standstill. When the U.S. military conflict May have had a compounding impact on foreign direct investment and other foreign-based income, the root of the problem precedes the war, ... ue are the emerging markets in the area that present potential opportunities for global investment. Foreign investment remains minimal. Yet, this is necessary to assure the region's economic developme ...

(2 pages) 61 1 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing