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UNCTAD and foreign direct investment

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

Through its programs of investment, technology, and enterprise development, 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 the foreign direct investment received in comparison to the economic dimension of the country (12 variables).

The Sub-subject “UNCTAD and foreign direct investment.” is part of the following programs:
  1. Professional Master's Program in International Business
  2. Course: Investments
  3. Diploma in Global Marketing
  4. Bachelor's Degree in International Trade (e-learning)

Languages of study English or French Investissement direct à l’étranger Spanish Inversión extranjera directa

Area of Knowledge: Internationalisation.

The Inward Foreign direct investment Performance Index represents the relation between the 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 the foreign direct investment for 196 economies and classifies the largest transnational enterprises.

Sample of the Sub-subject (UNCTAD and foreign direct investment):
FDI Foreign direct investment

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