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World Investment Report 2016

Investor Nationality - Policy Challenges

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The World Investment Report series provides the latest data and analysis foreign direct investment (FDI) and other activities of transnational corporations, as well as the policies to regulate them at the national and international levels. It aims to analyse the cross-border activities of translational corporations and related policy measures with a view to helping policymakers formulate appropriate policy responses. The special theme of the 2016 Report examines the ownership of multinational enterprises and the control of affiliates, analyzing related key and emerging policy issues. These include entry conditions for foreign investors and treatment of established investment, as well as investment promotion and facilitation. Bringing together an innovative analysis of complex multinational ownership structures and relevant policy practices, the focus of the report is on the effectiveness of existing policies for distinguishing between "domestic" and "foreign" companies in a globalized economy. The report provides policymakers a new framework for handling ownership issues in 21st century investment policymaking.

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Acknowledgements

The World Investment Report 2016 (WIR16) was prepared by a team led by James X. Zhan. The team members included Richard Bolwijn, Bruno Casella, Joseph Clements, Hamed El Kady, Kumi Endo, Michael Hanni, Joachim Karl, Hee Jae Kim, Ventzislav Kotetzov, Guoyong Liang, Hafiz Mirza, Shin Ohinata, Diana Rosert, Astrit Sulstarova, Claudia Trentini, Elisabeth Tuerk, Joerg Weber and Kee Hwee Wee.

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