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3. Recent Trends in FDI

3. Recent Trends in FDI »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment : Trends, Data Availability, Concepts, and Recording Practices

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Neil Patterson , Marie Montanjees , Colleen Cardillo , and John Motala

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063471

Keywords: direct investment, fdi, statistics, foreign direct investment, foreign affiliates

3.1 With the integration of international capital markets, global FDI flows grew strongly in the 1990s at rates well above those of world economic growth and trade. Recorded global inflows grew...

Regional Focus: New Europe: What do Labor and Capital Flows Hold for its Future?

Regional Focus: New Europe: What do Labor and Capital Flows Hold for its Future? »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 05

Volume/Issue: 35/5

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451967890

Keywords: debt relief, debt relief initiative, monetary community, low-income countries

IMF pandemic preparations; enlarged EU: labor, capital; Asia outlook bright; India: reforms and growth; Italy: gloomy outlook; IMF sanctions on Zimbabwe; Friedman: morals, growth; central bank communications; effec...

Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region »

Source: Risk Instability and the Pattern of Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Volume/Issue: 2004/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451856071

Keywords: Multinational firms, MENA countries, fdi, investment risk, direct investment

This paper demonstrates that instability associated with investment risk is critical in explaining the level of foreign direct investment for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, which generally have...

The Role of Stock Markets in Current Account Dynamics

The Role of Stock Markets in Current Account Dynamics »

Source: The Role of Stock Markets in Current Account Dynamics : a Time-Series Approach

Volume/Issue: 2004/50

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Benoît Mercereau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2004

ISBN: 9781451847000

Keywords: current account deficits, domestic agents, current account dynamics, balance of payments

This paper develops a simple model to study the impact of stock markets on the current account. A closed-form solution for the current account is derived from the optimal portfolio and consumption/saving choices of...

Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account

Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account »

Source: Saving, Investment, and the Regional Current Account : An Analysis of Canadian, British, and German Regions

Volume/Issue: 1993/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1993

ISBN: 9781451848212

Keywords: private saving, private investment, investment rate, investment analysis, liquidity constraints

The relationship between regional saving and investment is examined to measure the extent of capital mobility. The relationship between total regional saving and investment is significantly negative in Canada and t...

2. Statistical Definition of Foreign Direct Investment

2. Statistical Definition of Foreign Direct Investment »

Source: Foreign Direct Investment : Trends, Data Availability, Concepts, and Recording Practices

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Neil Patterson , Marie Montanjees , Colleen Cardillo , and John Motala

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063471

Keywords: direct investment, fdi, statistics, foreign direct investment, foreign affiliates

2.1 The BPM5 defines FDI as a category of international investment that reflects the objective of a resident in one economy (the direct investor) obtaining a lasting interest in an enterprise re...

Terms of Trade Shocks and the Current Account

Terms of Trade Shocks and the Current Account »

Source: Terms of Trade Shocks and the Current Account

Volume/Issue: 1998/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and C. McDermott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451975048

Keywords: Terms of trade, intertemporal elasticity of substitution, intratemporal elasticity of substitution, terms of trade shocks, trade shocks, relative price, elasticity of substitution

This paper examines the relationship between terms of trade shocks, private saving, and the current account position. The relationship between these variables is theoretically ambiguous: an adverse transitory terms...

UNCTAD report: FDI is likely to exceed a trillion dollars in 2000; activity is driven by mergers and acquisitions

UNCTAD report: FDI is likely to exceed a trillion dollars in 2000; activity is driven by mergers and acquisitions »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 21

Volume/Issue: 29/21

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451926088

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, inflation targeting, central bank, monetary targeting

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...