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Asian Foreign Direct Investment in Africa: Towards a New Era by United Nations

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Overseas direct funding (FDI) in Africa through constructing Asian economies is becoming and has the capability to arrive a lot larger degrees. the current file notes that Africa-bound FDI remains to be a small percent of the swiftly mountaineering international investments being made by way of Asian transnational agencies. The quick financial progress in Asia will be anticipated to guide to elevated Asian investments in Africa, in either normal assets and production. specifically, the quick commercial upgrading occurring in Asia presents plentiful possibilities for Africa to draw efficiency-seeking and export-oriented FDI from Asian economies.

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This policy stance has remained broadly unchanged (Malaysia, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, 2006), with the Government providing considerable institutional support for outward FDI (Zainal, 2005). 4 Source: UNCTAD FDI/TNC database. The Malaysian Government’s support for outward FDI has been closely linked to SouthSouth cooperation and promoting mutual benefits, especially after the former Prime Minister Mahathir led an investment mission to a number of developing countries in the early 1990s.

On the other hand, for SMEs with the necessary competitive advantages for investing abroad, FDI has become an integral part of corporate growth strategies. Developing countries should hence pay more attention to foreign SMEs as potential sources of investment. If Asian FDI in Africa is considered by mode of entry, there were 126 known greenfield FDI projects 4 and only 26 cross-border M&A deals during the period 2002-2005. TNCs use greenfield FDI more often than M&As as the mode of investment in developing countries, and especially in Africa (UNCTAD, 2000b).

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