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Korean OFDI

Investment Strategies and Corporate Motivations for Investing Abroad

  • Author: UN, ECLAC
  • Publication date: February 2008
  • Page count: 56
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 07.II.G.137

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The publication is aimed to survey the trends and motivations of Korean overseas foreign direct investments (OFDI). It consists of three sections: an outline of the evolution of the Korean OFDI in terms of investment destinations, industry and company size; analysis of central characteristics of Korean OFDI with special attention to the relations between parent companies and subsidiaries, investment patterns and R&D activities; and analysis of motivations as to why Korean companies go abroad and make overseas foreign direct investment.