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Host country determinants of foreign direct investment in Latin America

Kent Wilska

Host country determinants of foreign direct investment in Latin America

Finnish company cases in Brazil, Chile and Mexico

by Kent Wilska

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Published by Turku School of Economics and Business Administration in Turku .
Written in English

  • Investments, Foreign -- Latin America -- Case studies.,
  • Investments, Finnish -- Latin America -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKent Wilska.
    GenreCase studies.
    SeriesTurun kauppakorkeakoulun julkaisuja. Sarja A -- Publications of the Turku School of Economics and Business Administration. Series A -- 6:2002
    LC ClassificationsHG5160.5.A3 W544 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination236 p. :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22990088M
    ISBN 109515640954
    LC Control Number2003443809

    banks in selected emerging markets of central and eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia between and Emphasis is placed on testing variables of macroeconomic and financial sector risk along with measures of bank-client integration and host country market characteristics. Most studies discuss the determinants of China’s outward FDI (OFDI) from both the host country angle and the investment country angle. To discover patterns, 37 Asian host countries and the panel data technique were used to explore the determinants of Chinese . equities, help to explain the country and industry pattern of foreign direct investment. Leftwich's [] study of the broad economic determinants of FDIUS covered the period He attempted to explain this phenomenon by TABLE 2 Total Foreign Direct Investment Stock in the United States by Country: All Countries - Foreign direct investment is the purchase of a physical operating unit or an ownership position in a foreign country that gives, to the firm making the investment, ownership of more than 10% of the.

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Host country determinants of foreign direct investment in Latin America by Kent Wilska Download PDF EPUB FB2

This study seeks to explain the variation in U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America and Asia. The analysis focuses on 19 Latin American and Asian countries for the period of   (). Strategies and Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from Developing Countries: Case Study of Latin America.

Latin American Business Review: Vol. 10, The Internationalization of Brazilian Firms, pp. Cited by: The foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows play an important role in achieving a country's economic development. Hence, this study aims to investigate the main determinants of FDI inflows in.

This book gathers together thirteen articles that deal with the internationalization strategies of firms, effects of foreign investment on host countries and host country policies vis-a-vis foreign multinationals.

It illustrates how the behaviour of multinational firms and their effects on the host. Chinese investments in Latin America: An analysis of host country determinants Despite cultural differences and political instability, Latin America is already the second main destination of China’s outward foreign direct investment (OFDI), only behind : Diego Quer, Laura Rienda, Rosario Andreu.

The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment-Empirical Evidence from Bahrain Ahmad Mohammad Obeid Gharaibeh Assistant Professor Dept.

of Banking and Finance Ahlia University Kingdom of Bahrain Abstract The main purpose of this study is to examine the main determinants of foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into a host country. There is a large and growing empirical literature that investigates the determinants of outward foreign direct investment (FDI).

This literature examines primarily the effect of host country characteristics on FDI even though home country characteristics also influence the decision of firms to invest abroad. In this paper, we examine the role of both host and home country characteristics in FDI. Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries ASARC WP /13 5 Lower Middle Income Countries are Highly Favored by the Foreign Investors Across the Continents Figure1 reveals that developing countries in Asia are more successful in attracting FDI compared to Latin American and African developing countries.

JIBS Book Review The World Investment Report (WIR), which has been published annually sincehas become an established part of the literature on foreign direct investment [FDI). The Report reaffirms the host country determinants of ED1 -is discussed first in general.

form of foreign direct investment (FDI) has grown at a faster rate than most other international transactions, particularly trade flows between countries. In many ways, MNEs are the control centers for a large portion of international transactions other than FDI. For example, almost half of trade flows are intrafirm; i.e., trade within an MNE Table Income inequality in Latin America, 17 Table Employment and unemployment in Latin America, urban areas 19 Table Relative incomes and employment of professional and technical wage earners 20 Table Foreign Direct Investment and host-country development Ágnes Szunomár, Home and Host Country Determinants of Chinese Multinational Enterprises’ Investments into East Central Europe, Xiang Zhang, The socioeconomic geography of Chinese outward foreign direct investment in Latin America, GeoJournal, /s, ().

Many empirical studies in the area of foreign direct investment (FDI) exclusively focus on flows between industrialized countries. This article makes a contribution to the still relatively sparse literature on FDI in emerging markets by estimating determinants of German FDI flows to Latin America and Asia during the past decade.

DETERMINANTS OF FDI INTO DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Hang Bich Phung Ilaria Ossella-Durbal, Advisor October 19th I. Introduction1 Evidence of foreign direct investment (FDI)2, which often refers to investment made by multinational enterprises (MNEs) in foreign countries, can be traced back to before the s under.

Determinants of Foreign direct Investment in Latin America. This section, examines the major theories written by several economists concerned with the factors affecting foreign direct investment in developing countries, especially during the ’s in.

Bellak, Ch., Leibrecht, M. & Damijan, J. () Infrastructure endowment and corporate income taxes as determinants of foreign direct investment in Central and Eastern European countries. World Economy, 32 (2), –   This paper explores the interplay between economic freedom, foreign direct investment (FDI) and economic growth using panel data analysis for a sample of 18 Latin American countries for – We find that economic freedom in the host country is a positive determinant of FDI inflows.

Someshwar Rao, A Framework for Estimating the General Equilibrium Economic Effects of Foreign Direct Investment in the Host Country: A Canadian Perspective, Transnational Corporations Review, /tncr, 7, 1, (), ().

In spite of the growing concerns about foreign direct investment being diverted from Latin America to China and India, the best available data show that Latin America has performed relatively well since Foreign capital stocks from OECD countries and the United States in particular in China and.

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow, for instance, depends not only on the institutional strength of the host country, but also on the entrepreneurial decision of the investor; FDI trends are derived from an entrepreneurial evaluation of institutional conditions and the possible gains and risks of performing the investment.

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an integral part of an open and effective international economic system and a major catalyst to development. Yet, the benefits of FDI do not accrue automatically and evenly across countries, sectors and local communities. National policies and the international investment.

The first is absolute difference in income per capita, which illustrates that the income gap between source country and host country is an important factor in encouraging foreign firms to invest in the country. The second is the ratio of capital and labour which proxy for factor endowments.

In addition, WIR 98 has an extensive analysis of the host country determinants of FDI flows. As in the past years, the Report offers useful empirical information and policy analysis for decision makers in government, business and researchers in academia alike.

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT TO CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE RISES TO US$19 BILLION IN. Abstract: This paper studies the determinants of German direct investment in the Central and Eastern European countries during the period – using the augmented Knowledge Capital model to identify the main reasons for foreign direct investment (FDI).

Foreign Direct Investment in atin America and the ariean Contents 5 Figure I.3 Ten leading host economies for foreign direct investment. 20 Figure I.4 Latin America and the Caribbean: foreign direct investment inflows. The flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into a country can benefit both the investing entity and host government.

This study employed panel analysis to examine the factors that determine the direction of FDI to the fast-growing BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) and MINT (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey) countries. First, we used a pooled time-series.

Tax Incentives and Foreign Direct Investment: A Global Survey 3 Foreword Foreign direct investment (FDI) is increasingly being recognized as an important factor in the economic development of countries. Besides bringing capital, it facilitates the transfer of technology, organizational and managerial practices and skills as well as access.

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has emerged as the most important source of external resource flows to developing countries over the years and has become a significant part of the capital formation in these countries, despite their share in the global distribution of FDI continuing to remain small or even declining (Falki, ).

foreign direct investment (FDI) and corruption and identify the determinants of corruption itself. As tolerance towards corruption tends to vary from country to country, countries are disaggregated into developed economies and developing economies.

Additionally, there are four. Mohamed Amal, in Foreign Direct Investment in Brazil, Dependent Variable. In Eq. OFDI is the dependent variable, expressed by the annual stock of FDI from Brazil “i” to the host country “j,” in the period “t,” between and Annual data on FDI are available in stocks and flows, and are published annually by BACEN.

We constructed our data using exclusively. ABSTRACT. Pro-Foreign Domestic Investment (FDI) policies have become a pillar of the development convention.

While the literature has provided numerous studies on the effects of FDI on growth and investment in host country, very little is known about how domestic investment. This paper studies the determinants of German direct investment in the Central and Eastern European countries during the period – using the augmented Knowledge Capital model to identify the main reasons for foreign direct investment (FDI).

The empirical results show increasing multinational enterprise (MNE) activity with growth in country-size and with growing similarities of. Foreign Direct Investment from Emerging Economies: Determinants and Strategies.

is originated from Asia, especially from China and some few emerging Asian Countries. Latin America is in the second position, with 24% of the total FDI stocks from developing countries, being Brazil, Mexico, Chile the main origin countries.

to address FDI. This chapter attempts to identify the determinants of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Latin American Countries (LAC) and the Caribbean (LAC) during the period from to Although a number of countries are aggressively pursuing investment agreements with the United States in order to increase investment, there is no evidence that signing such an agreement with the United States.

This study investigates the impact of institutional quality on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows using panel data for low, lower-middle, upper-middle and high-income countries for the sample period of – using the system Generalized Method of Moments (GMM).

The empirical results confirm that institutional quality has a positive impact on FDI in all group of countries. The Economic Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries and Transition Economies It is found out that the previous period FDI which is directly related to the host countries' economic resources is important as an economic determinant.

Besides, it is also America Foreign direct investment in Latin America / Manuel R. Agosin --New foreign direct investment in Argentina: privatization, the domestic market, and regional integration / Daniel Chudnovsky, Andrés López, Fernando Porta --Foreign direct investment in Chile, utilization of comparative advantages and debt conversion / Luis Riveros.

countries are strongly interested in attracting it. They are taking steps to improve the principal determinants influencing the locational choices of foreign direct investors (Table 2).

Table 2 Host country determinants of foreign direct investment (FDI) Host country determinants. In development literature Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is traditionally considered to be instrumental for the economic growth of all countries, particularly the developing ones.

It acts as a panacea for breaking out of the vicious circle of low savings/low income and facilitates the import of capital goods and advanced technical knowhow. In Beyond Sweatshops, Theodore Moran examines the impact of FDI (foreign direct investment) in manufacturing on growth and welfare in developing countries, and explores how host governments can.

Downloadable! Competition for foreign direct investment (FDI) among developing countries has intensified in recent years. Using a sample of 68 developing countries across different regions, with data fromthis paper investigates whether Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) differs from non-LAC regions in regard to determinants of FDI; the evidence suggests that there are differences.Foreign Direct Investment and Structural Reforms: Evidence from Eastern Europe and Latin America Prepared by Nauro F.

Campos and Yuko Kinoshita1 Authorized for distribution by Enrica Detragiache January Abstract The views expressed in this Working Paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the IMF or IMF policy.Typology of Foreign Direct Investment Entities Chapter 2.

Impact of International Law and International Governmental Structures on Host Countries’ FDI Climate – International Legal Determinants International Law and Structures at the Global Level (Including Bilateral Investment .