UNCTAD and foreign direct investment (Course, Master)

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Description of the Subject: The UNCTAD and foreign direct investment (FDI).

Through its investment, technology, and enterprise development programs, the Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) analyses the trends on Foreign direct investment (FDI) and their result on development.

The Inward Foreign direct investment Performance Index classifies the world economies by foreign direct investment received in comparison to the  country economic dimension (12 variables).


The eLearning Subject “UNCTAD and foreign direct investment.” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Professional Master of Science in International Business
  2. Course: Internationalisation and Investments (FDI)
  3. Diploma in Global Marketing
  4. Doctorate in International Trade

Online Students, Master in International Business

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Investissement direct à l’étranger Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Inversión extranjera directa

Area of Knowledge: Internationalisation.

The Inward Foreign direct investment Performance Index represents the relation between Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows and its share in the global gross domestic product.

  1. If the Inward Foreign direct investment Performance Index is greater than 1, this economy receives more Foreign direct investment than its relative economic size
  2. If the Inward FDI Performance Index is negative, then foreign investors are disinvested in the country

The World Investment Report, published by the UNCTAD, analyse the global trends on foreign direct investment for 196 economies and classifies the largest transnational enterprises.

Example of the Online Subject (UNCTAD and foreign direct investment):
FDI Foreign direct investment

International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) Transport Documents and the Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

  1. Negotiable Combined Transport Bill of Lading (FIATA FBL)
  2. Non-negotiable FIATA Multimodal Transport Waybill (FIATA FWB)
  3. Electronic FIATA Bill of Lading (eFBL Bill of Lading)
  4. Forwarders Certificate of Receipt (FIATA FCR)
  5. Forwarders Certificate of Transport (FIATA FCT)
  6. Warehouse Receipt (FIATA FWR)

Negotiable Combined Transport Bill of Lading (FIATA FBL), Course

Non-tariff Measures and UNCTAD
  1. Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)
  2. Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)
  3. Pre-shipment Inspection
  4. Anti-dumping Measures and Safeguards
  5. Import Licensing and Quotas

Analysis of international maritime trade (UNCTAD)

Analysis of International Maritime Trade, Course

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