UNCTAD and foreign direct investment

EENI- School of International Business

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

Through its programs of Investment, technology, and enterprise development, the Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) analyses trends in Foreign Direct Investment and their result on development.

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

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 global trends in foreign direct investment for 196 economies and classifies the biggest transnational enterprises.

Sub-subject “UNCTAD and foreign direct investment.” is studied…
  1. Professional Master's Program in International Business (MIB)
  2. Course: Investments
  3. Diploma in global marketing

Languages of study: En or Fr IED En IED

Area of Knowledge: Internationalisation.

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


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