Foreign Direct Investments Essay

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Nayak D.N (2004) in his paper “Canadian Foreign Direct Investment in India:
Some Observations”, analyse the patterns and trends of Canadian FDI in India. He finds out that India does not figure very much in the investment plans of Canadian firms. The reasons for the same is the indifferent attitude of Canadians towards India and lack of information of investment opportunities in India are the important contributing factor for such an unhealthy trends in economic relation between India and Canada. He suggested some measures such as publishing of regular documents like newsletter that would highlight opportunities in India and a detailed focus on India’s area of strength so that
Canadian firms could come forward and discuss their areas of
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Finally, they conclude that the country is now in a position to unbundle the FDI package effectively and rely on sources other than FDI for its requirements of capital.

Naga Raj R (2003) in his article “Foreign Direct Investment in India in the 1990s: Trends and Issues” discusses the trends in FDI in India in the 1990s and compare them with China. The study raises some issues on the effects of the recent investments on the domestic economy. Based on the analytical discussion and comparative experience, the study concludes by suggesting a realistic foreign investment policy.

Morris Sebastian (1999) in his study “Foreign Direct Investment from India: 1964-83” studied the features of Indian FDI and the nature and mode of control exercised by Indians and firms abroad, the causal factors that underlie Indian FDI and their specific strengths and weaknesses using data from government files. To this effect, 14 case studies of firms in the textiles, paper, light machinery, consumer durables and oil industry in Kenya and South East Asia are presented. This study concludes that the indigenous private corporate sector is the major source of investments. The current regime of tariff and narrow export policy are other reasons that have motivated market seeking FDI.

Resources seeking FDI has started to constitute a substantial portion of FDI from India.
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