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ASEAN FDI Foreign direct investment



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Syllabus of the Subject

ASEAN Investment Area, flows sources. FDI policy measures


  1. ASEAN Investment Area Council
  2. Investment in the ASEAN Countries: Outlook and Challenges
  3. ASEAN Foreign direct investment flows sources
  4. Intra-ASEAN Foreign direct investment flows
  5. Investment policy measures and developments in the ASEAN Markets

Asia Masters, Doctorate (Global Business, Foreign Trade)


The Subject “Foreign direct investment (ASEAN)” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Doctorate: World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English or Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish IED ASEAN Study Doctorate in International Business in French ASEAN Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese ASEAN.

Foreign Trade and Business in Southeast Asia (ASEAN)


Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the ASEAN

The goal of the ASEAN Economic Community is to set up the ASEAN as a single market and production base that will make the ASEAN Region more dynamic and competitive.

One of the core factors of the ASEAN single market and production base is a free flow of the foreign direct investment.

A free and open investment regime are fundamental to improving the ASEAN competitiveness and attracting the Foreign direct investment as well as intra-ASEAN investment.

On February 2009, the ASEAN Exhaustive Investment Agreement was signed.

  1. Foreign Direct Investment flows to the ASEAN Region stayed elastic even with the effects of the global crisis
  2. Since the financial crisis in the Asian Markets, the foreign direct investment inflows into the ASEAN has recuperated its strength
  3. All the ASEAN member economies (Brunei, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Laos) experienced a decline in foreign direct investment flows (excluding Indonesia and Vietnam)
  4. The largest foreign direct investment flows recipients in the ASEAN stayed to be Singapore with USD 22 billion (38% of the total ASEAN Foreign direct investment), Thailand with USD 9 billion (17%), Vietnam with USD 8 billion (16%), Indonesia with USD 7 billion (13%) and Malaysia with USD 7 billion (12%)
  5. The main foreign direct investment flow sources from Asia also decreased - Korea by 48% by 9% and Japan by 15%
  6. Foreign Direct Investment flows continued to prevail in the services and manufacturing sector


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