1887

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2001

image of Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2001

This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2001. Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to Latin America and the Caribbean dwindled for the second year in a row in 2001, and preliminary data for 2002 show no signs of a recovery. This trend was observed in both greenfield investment and mergers, acquisitions and privatizations.

English

.

Hydrocarbons: Investments and corporate strategies in Latin America and the Caribbean

The petroleum industry was one of the first activities to become globalized in terms of both trade and foreign direct investment. Founded in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century, the industry expanded globally following the replacement of coal as a source of energy and the discovery of vast deposits in the countries of the Middle East. Transnational corporations, lured by the bright prospects for the fuel market created by the development of the automotive industry in the early part of the twentieth century, soon became involved, leading to further globalization of the sector.

English

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error