GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS AND FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

Global Competitiveness and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

Every country around the globe is competing for investments by multinational companies. However, before investing in a new facility overseas, each company takes a multitude of factors into account.

 

First, click here to review the latest Global Competitiveness Report from World Economic Forum.

 

Next, do the following:

 

  1. Select one Asian and one African country.
  2. Compare and contrast their global business competitiveness.
  3. Explain how their global business competitiveness (examples may include: institutions, infrastructure, macroeconomic environment, health and primary education, higher education and training, goods-market efficiency, labor-market efficiency, financial-market development, technological readiness, market size, business sophistication, innovation) affects FDI in these countries.

 

Write a three-to-four-page paper in Word format. Utilize at least two scholarly sources in your research. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.