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U.S. outward FDI: Current flows lowered in weakened global economy but attraction of emerging markets remains

Ibarra-Caton, Marilyn; Mataloni, Raymond

The pronounced decline in U.S. OFDI parallels the broader falloff in business investment worldwide in the current economic recession. Despite the slowdown in U.S. OFDI flows, they remained over 25 percent higher than the average for the preceding five years, which is partly attributable to the continuing attraction of big emerging markets.


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Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Columbia FDI Profiles
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May 11, 2010
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