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This publication focuses on the role of national policies and institutions and the scope for regional cooperation to promote foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Asia-Pacific region. It provides a general perspective on the determinants of foreign investors' choice of location and presents case studies on Bangladesh, China, India, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea and Singapore. The case studies focus on the evolution of FDI-related national policies and institutions and their functioning. It evaluates the trends in both inflows and, where relevant, outflows as a test of the effectiveness of policies and institutions. Among others, those responsible for formulating and implementing FDI-related policies will find the diverse experiences most interesting.