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Foreign private investment in the Latin American free-trade area

Foreign private investment in the Latin American free-trade area

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Published by United Nations, Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Asociación Latinoamericana de Libre Comercio.,
    • Investments, Foreign -- Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementreport of the consultant group jointly appointed by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Organization of American States.
      ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America., Organization of American States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJX1977 .A2 E/CN.12/550
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 30 p.
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5842664M
      LC Control Number61065530
      OCLC/WorldCa2696498

      Since independence, Latin American foreign trade conditions have been characterized first by free trade and unprecedented prosperity (–), then by protectionism (–), and increasingly since by trade liberalization. For many observers, foreign trade and external factors have played a central role in shaping the region's. In net private domestic investment was a minus $ billion. This means that: A. gross private domestic investment exceeded depreciation by $ billion. B. the economy was expanding in that year. C. the production of 's GDP used up more capital goods than were produced in that year. D. the economy produced no capital goods at all.

      Foreign private investment in the Latin American free-trade area (Book) Latin American Free Trade Association: progress, problems, prospects by Edward G Cale (Book). Reform of International Investment Agreements have been used by more than countries in formulating a new generation of investment policies. This year’s World Investment Report builds on that track record and presents policy advice on how to deal with close to 3, old-generation investment treaties.

      Appendix I Measuring Foreign Investment. The Fund’s Balance of Payments Manual defines foreign direct investment as investment made to acquire a lasting interest in a foreign enterprise with the purpose of having an effective voice in its management. Establishing a borderline to set direct investment apart from other types of capital flow can be difficult, since the difference . The North American Free Trade Agreement is a treaty between Canada, Mexico, and the United States. That makes NAFTA the world’s largest free trade agreement. The gross domestic product of its three members is more than $20 trillion. NAFTA is the first time two developed nations signed a trade agreement with an emerging market country.


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