State-controlled entities control nearly US$ 2 trillion in foreign assets
- State-controlled entities control nearly US$ 2 trillion in foreign assets
- Sauvant, Karl P.
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
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- Columbia FDI Perspectives
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- United States
- Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
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- New York
- State-controlled entities (SCEs) -- especially state-owned enterprises (SOEs) -- are important players in the world FDI market. Among the 100 largest MNEs from developed countries and the 100 largest from emerging markets, at least 49 are SOEs. They control nearly US$ 2 trillion in foreign assets, the bulk of them by MNEs headquartered in developed countries. Care needs to be exercised that regulatory initiatives regarding SCEs do not lead to a fragmentation of the international investment law regime.
United States. Office of Foreign Direct Investments
Investments, Foreign (International law)
Government business enterprises
International Trade Centre UNCTAD/GATT
Sovereign wealth funds--Law and legislation
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Committee on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises
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- Karl P. Sauvant, Jonathan Strauss, 2012, State-controlled entities control nearly US$ 2 trillion in foreign assets, Columbia University Academic Commons, http://hdl.handle.net/10022/AC:P:13008.