Foreign Direct Investments (FDI)

Several studies reveal that domestic investment projects have more beneficial trickle-down effects on local economies. The role of foreign, immediate investment (FDI) to advertise growth and lasting development has never been substantiated. There isn’t even a decided description of the beast. Generally in most developing countries, other capital moves – such as remittances – are bigger and more predictable than FDI and ODA (Official Development Assistance).

Several studies reveal that domestic investment projects have more beneficial trickle-down results on local economies. Be that as it may, near to two-thirds of FDI is among wealthy countries and in the form of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). All done and said, FDI takes its mere 2% of global GDP.

FDI does not automatically convert to net foreign exchange inflows. To start with, many multinational and transnational “investors” borrow money locally at favorable interest rates and therefore finance their tasks. This constitutes unfair competition with local companies and crowds the home private sector out of the credit marketplaces, displacing its investments along the way. Many transnational companies are world-wide web consumers of savings, draining the neighborhood pool and departing other entrepreneurs high and dry.

Foreign banks tend to collude in this reallocation of financial wherewithal by solely catering to the needs of the less risky segments of the business enterprise scene (read: international investors). Additionally, the greater profitable the project, the smaller the net inflow of international funds. In a few developing countries, revenue repatriated by multinationals go beyond total FDI. This untoward outcome is exacerbated by principal and interest repayments where investments are financed with personal debt and by the outflow of royalties, dividends, and fees. This isn’t to say the sucking audio made by quasi-legal and outright illegal practices such as transfer pricing and other mutations of creative accounting.

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Moreover, most developing countries are much longer in need of foreign exchange no. The “poor” (the South) now lend to the rich (the North) and are in the enviable position of net creditors. The West drains the bulk of the cost savings of the East and South, mostly to fund the insatiable consumption of its denizens and to prop up a number of indigenous asset bubbles. Still, year student of Orthodox economics would let you know as any first, FDI is not about form.

FDI motivates the transfer of management skills, intellectual property, and technology. It creates jobs and increases the quality of goods and services produced in the economy. Above all, it gives a boost to the export sector. All pretty much true. Yet, the proponents of FDI get their causes and results in a tangle.

FDI does not foster development and stability. It follows both. Foreign traders are attracted to success stories, these are attracted to countries already growing, stable politically, and with a sizable purchasing power. Foreign investors of most stripes jump ship with the first indication of contagion, unrest, and declining fortunes. In this respect, FDI and stock portfolio investment are similarly unreliable.

Studies have showed how multinationals are quick to repatriate revenue and pay back inter-firm loans with the early harbingers of trouble. FDI is, therefore, pro-cyclical partly. Is FDI the panacea it is made out to be? Far, from it. Foreign-owned tasks are labor-efficient and capital-intensive. They invest in machinery and intellectual property, not in wages.

Skilled workers get paid well above the neighborhood norm, all others languish. Most multinationals utilize subcontractors and these, to do their job, haul entire workforces across continents frequently. The natives rarely benefit and when they do find employment it is short-term and badly paid. M&A, which, as you might remember, constitute 60-70% of all FDI are notorious for inexorably generating job losses. FDI buttresses the government’s budgetary bottom line but developing countries invariably being governed by kleptocracies, most of the money tends to vanish in deep pockets, greased palms, and Swiss or Cypriot bank or investment company accounts. Such “contributions” to the hitherto impoverished economy tend to inflate asset bubbles (mainly in real estate) and prolong unsustainable and pernicious consumption booms accompanied by painful busts.

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