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The Impact of FDI on Economic Development: The Case of Georgia

Published Online: 13 Sep 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 10 (2020) - Issue 2 (September 2020)
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Journal
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2674-4619
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18 Jun 2013
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2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

From the strategic point of view, not all foreign direct investments (FDI) are always positively benefiting the host economy, i.e. not all multinational enterprises (MnEs) are promoting local host economies. Even more, not all FDIs are equally beneficial to different sectors within the same economy. The fact is that fdi can impact different sectors in various ways, and the impact is not only based on the amount of fdi itself but on MnEs’ motivations and the peculiarities of the host economy, which can differ from country to county. in other words, only fdi numbers aggregated per year are not really giving a comprehensive picture of the situation and in many cases lead to incorrect strategic decisions, as it has happened in many countries, including Georgia.

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