Comparison of Foreign Direct Investment in Turkey and Egypt: Motivations and Obstacles
AbstractThis paper compares the political economy of foreign direct investment (FDI) in relation to economic development strategies and legal framework for foreign firms in Egypt and Turkey. The paper briefly examines the FDI performances of these countries starting from the end of the nineteenth century to the first decades of the twenty first century. In addition, in this paper, the legal framework for FDI is analyzed. Finally the paper put emphasis on the similarities between the FDI performances and the obstacles that foreign investors face in these countries.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 27520.
Date of creation: 24 Oct 2010
Date of revision: 16 Dec 2010
Egypt; Turkey; Economic Conditions; Foreign Direct Investment; Legal Framework;
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- F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
- F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
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