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THE MEKONG REGION: Foreign Direct Investment

dc.date.accessioned2016-08-02T14:43:10Z
dc.date.available2016-08-02T14:43:10Z
dc.date.issued2006-08-15
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11540/6178
dc.description.abstractThe inaugural issue of The Mekong Region: An Economic Overview was published in 2004 and included analysis of external debt sustainability in the less developed countries of the Greater Mekong subregion (GMS) (ADB 2004). The 2005 issue dealt with economic impacts of infrastructure projects in the GMS (ADB 2005). In this third issue, we look at the trends, patterns, and economic impacts of foreign direct investment (FDI) as well as implications for policies to promote FDI and enhance its benefits. The remainder of this report is organized in three parts: (i) First, we provide a brief overview of the recent economic performance in the GMS economies. We review trends in gross domestic product (GDP) growth, inflation, fiscal and monetary variables, intra-regional trade, and external balance of payments accounts. (ii) The second part discusses in detail the trends and patterns of foreign direct investment in the sub-region, especially in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam (CLV), where the literature on this topic is sparse. It looks at the policies implemented to foster FDI and the impact of FDI on the economies’ growth, employment and productivity. (iii) The final part of the report provides a summary of the main points, including policy implications for the transition economies in the Mekong as they attempt to attract FDI and take full advantage of the benefits that it has to offer
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherAsian Development Bank
dc.titleTHE MEKONG REGION: Foreign Direct Investment
dc.typeReports
dc.subject.expertDevelopment Economics
dc.subject.expertRegional Economic Development
dc.subject.expertEconomic Impact
dc.subject.expertAsian Development Bank
dc.subject.expertDevelopment
dc.subject.adbEconomies in transition
dc.subject.adbEconomic agreements
dc.subject.adbDevelopment indicators
dc.subject.adbADB
dc.subject.adbEconomic development
dc.subject.naturalComparative economics
dc.subject.naturalRegional economics
dc.subject.naturalEconomic development projects
dc.contributor.imprintAsian Development Bank
oar.themeEconomics
oar.themeDevelopment
oar.themeLabor Migration
oar.adminregionAsia and the Pacific Region
oar.countryBangladesh
oar.countryBhutan
oar.countryIndia
oar.countryMaldives
oar.countryNepal
oar.countrySri Lanka
oar.countryBrunei Darussalam
oar.countryCambodia
oar.countryIndonesia
oar.countryLao People's Democratic
oar.countryMalaysia
oar.countryMyanmar
oar.countryPhilippines
oar.countrySingapore
oar.countryThailand
oar.countryViet Nam
oar.countryCook Islands
oar.countryFiji Islands
oar.countryKiribati
oar.countryMarshall Islands
oar.countryFederated States of Micronesia
oar.countryNauru
oar.countryPalau
oar.countryPapua New Guinea
oar.countrySamoa
oar.countrySolomon Islands
oar.countryTimor-Leste
oar.countryTonga
oar.countryTuvalu
oar.countryVanuatu
oar.countryAfghanistan
oar.countryArmenia
oar.countryAzerbaijan
oar.countryGeorgia
oar.countryKazakhstan
oar.countryKyrgyz Republic
oar.countryPakistan
oar.countryTajikistan
oar.countryTurkmenistan
oar.countryUzbekistan
oar.countryPeople's Republic of China
oar.countryHong Kong
oar.countryChina
oar.countryRepublic of Korea
oar.countryMongolia
oar.countryTaipei,China
oar.identifierOAR-005860
oar.authorAsian Development Bank
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