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FDI & TOURISM EAST SOUTH AFRICA

FDI and Tourism

The Development Dimension - East and Southern Africa

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UNCTAD Current Studies on FDI and Development
21 Jan 2009
Many developing countries are looking to tourism as a potentially promising avenue for economic and human development, and foreign direct investment (FDI) is one of the routes through which they can carry out tourism. The study highlights the main findings with respect to the development impacts ...
ELIMINATION OF TRIMS THE EXPERIEN

Elimination of TRIMs

The Experience of Selected Developing Countries

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UNCTAD Current Studies on FDI and Development
20 Mar 2008
The publication examines how six countries (Argentina, Mexico, Pakistan, Philippines, Ethiopia and Viet Nam) have been affected by the elimination of Trade-Related Investment Measures (TRIMs). The study suggests that the extent to which TRIMs have helped advance the objectives set out has varied ...
FDI IN TOURISM DEV DIMENSION

FDI in Tourism

The Development Dimension

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UNCTAD Current Studies on FDI and Development
11 Mar 2008
Many developing countries are looking to tourism as a potentially promising avenue for economic and human development. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is one of the routes through which developing countries can carry out tourism, but the dynamics of FDI in this dynamic sector, and its implication...
UNIVERSE OF THE LARGEST TRANSNATIO

The Universe of the Largest Transnational Corporations

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UNCTAD Current Studies on FDI and Development
28 Dec 2007
The publication analyses the universe of the largest transnational corporations TNCs globally and those from developing countries, the market concentration of these firms and the internationalization of their activities. It also addresses the questions of how transnational are TNCs and proposes a...
MEASURING RESTRICTIONS FDI SERVICE

Measuring Restrictions on FDI in Services in Developing Countries and Transition Economies

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UNCTAD Current Studies on FDI and Development
20 Oct 2006
The world economy has shifted markedly towards services. Services are critical to the development of a competitive business sector, however, foreign direct investment in services can generate concerns and potential costs that have to be addressed through appropriate policies. This study attempts ...
TNCS & THE REMOVAL OF TEXTILES

TNCs and the Removal of Textiles and Clothing Quotas

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UNCTAD Current Studies on FDI and Development
24 Mar 2006