Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Corporations (MNCs) - see also next page
Syllabus: Evaluate the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) for economically less developed countries.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) is a key driver of international economic integration. With the
right policy framework, FDI can provide financial stability, promote economic development and
enhance the well being of societies. OECD
NB: Direct investment excludes investment through purchase of shares.
Foreign Direct Investment
What the data shows
To get an idea of the magnitude of FDI visit the following World Bank website and review the data showing the net inflows of foreign direct investment.