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AuthorUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development
TitleWorld Investment Report 1999: Foreign Direct Investment and the Challenge of Development. Overview
Imprint Geneva, United Nations. 1999
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Abstract: World Investment Report 1999 is the ninth in an annual series that has been recognized as the most up-to-date and comprehensive source of information as well as analysis regarding foreign direct investment. In its first part entitled Trends, the Report examines the most recent global and regional trends in foreign direct investment. In its seconds part, entitled Foreign direct investment and the challenge of development, the Report looks at the impact of foreign direct investment on key objectives of economic development: increasing financial resources for investment, enhancing technological capabilities, boosting export competitiveness, generating and upgrading employment, and protecting the environment. The Report concludes that although foreign direct investment can yield major economic benefits for the host country, such benefits can be enhanced through appropriate policies

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