Modern Trends in the Structure of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the World Economy
11 Pages Posted: 5 Feb 2018
Date Written: November 29, 2017
Due to changes in the structure and trends of foreign direct investment (FDI), the development of the world economy has undergone significant differences over the past six years. Prior to 2011, FDI was primarily focused on the service sector (representing 40% of total world FDI) according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report, however, the current trend has changed.
Keywords: Foreign Direct Investments (FDI), Global FDI Flows, World Economy, Transnational Corporations (TNCs), Megaregional Groups, Geopolitical Risks, Developing Countries, Countries With Economies in Transition, Cross-Border Transactions, Emerging Markets
JEL Classification: F01, F13, F20, F21, F23
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