Direct Foreign Investments In India: Potential & Performance Of Fdi Inflows From United States As Strategic Major Investor
In the recent past the US has emerged as one of the top three important trading partners for India (both in terms of Indian exports to and Imports from US). In terms of both its imports and exports, US play a major role. Over the years, the trade between US and India was very much restricted. This was mainly due to India’s proximity towards the former Soviet Union (USSR). Ever since the end of cold war and break up of USSR in 1990-91, a new chapter in trade and investments between India and US started. The trade between US and India has risen sharply in the recent past. This study presents the historical perspective of the trends in FDI inflows in India. In doing so, a detailed descriptive analysis is presented to assess the current trends, patterns of FDI inflows by sector, origin of country and regional comparison. The second part of the study includes constructing FDI potential and performance indices for India and compare with other leading emerging economies for the time period 1970 to 2005. The results reveal that though FDI in India has increased considerably during post reforms period, its position in comparison to other emerging economies is very weak, suggesting that there is still lot of potential for India to compete with its peer group.
Volume (Year): 9 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.usc.es/economet/eaa.htm|
|Order Information:|| Web: http://www.usc.es/economet/info.htm Email: |
References listed on IDEAS
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Chandana Chakraborty & Parantap Basu, 2002. "Foreign direct investment and growth in India: a cointegration approach," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(9), pages 1061-1073.
- Frias, I. & Iglesias, A. & Vazquez, E., 2005. "The Effects of the Enlargement of the EU: The Mobility of factors of Production," Applied Econometrics and International Development, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 5(1).
- Guisan, Maria-Carmen & Exposito, Pilar, 2004. "The Impact of Industry and Foreign Trade on Economic Growth in China. An Inter-Sectoral Econometric Model, 1976-2002," Economic Development 76, University of Santiago de Compostela. Faculty of Economics and Business. Econometrics..
- Klein, L. R., 2004. "China and India: Two Asian Economic Giants, Two Different Systems," Applied Econometrics and International Development, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 4(1).
- Guisan, M.C., 2004. "Human Capital, Trade and Development in India, China, Japan and other Asian Countries, 1960-2002: Econometric Models and Causality Tests," Applied Econometrics and International Development, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 4(3), pages 123-139.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eaa:aeinde:v:9:y:2009:i:2_17. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (M. Carmen Guisan)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.