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Foreign Direct Investment and the Current Account Surplus in China
An important factor in the tremendous growth in Chinese exports, was the country's pursuit of policies encouraging the establishment of foreign-invested factories. In 2004, nearly half of Chinese exports were produced by foreign-invested firms. Initially, China had major political concerns of relinquishing control of Chinese assets to foreigners, due to the socialist character of the economy. Once they recognized that FDI could ...Read Full Article
Forging an India-Pakistan Economic Partnership
Forever tied by a shared history but broken apart by fate, India and Pakistan are like a divorced couple seeking retribution. The conflict has gone on for over half a century with the situation getting direr by the day. India and Pakistan need to look beyond their religious and political differences and open their eyes to the economic growth that ...
FDI in India
Why India is a FDI Hotspot
Several reasons have contributed to India’s relative attractiveness as a FDI hotspot in the developing world. Some crucial factors in India’s favor are the large size of the domestic economy, a high degree of economic integration with external trading partners, excellent long term growth prospects and availability of a steady supply of low-cost, highly ...