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    The internationalization of Chinese and Indian firms: trends, motivations and strategy

    Athreye, S. and Kapur, Sandeep (2009) The internationalization of Chinese and Indian firms: trends, motivations and strategy. Working Paper. Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK.

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    Abstract

    The last two decades have seen significant internationalization of firms from developing economies, in terms of their greater participation in international trade, growing outflows of foreign direct investment (FDI), and a recent surge in their cross-border mergers and acquisition activity. Outward investment from developing countries is not a new phenomenon but in recent years there has been a marked increase in the magnitude of flows and a qualitative transformation in their pattern. Within this broad trend, the growing internationalization of firms from two fastgrowing developing countries, China and India, is particularly notable. Exports have been a central feature of the growth of the Chinese economy over the last three decades and, more recently, they have made a visible contribution to Indian growth too. Outward FDI from China and India has grown rapidly in recent years, and firms from these two countries are increasingly involved in overseas mergers and acquisitions.

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    Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
    Additional Information: BWPEF 0904
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Management
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2013 14:27
    Last Modified: 24 Jun 2013 14:27
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/7558

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