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Outward Foreign Direct Investment from India: Recent Trends and Patterns

  • Pradhan, Jaya Prakash

This paper provides an overview of the changing patterns of OFDI from India over 1975-2001. It shows that the increasing number of Indian TNCs during 1990s has been accompanied by a number of changes in the character of such investment. These, notably include overwhelming tendency of Indian outward investors to have full or majority ownership, expansion into new industries and service sector, and the emergence of developed country as the most important host region for trans-border activity.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 12358.

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Date of creation: Feb 2005
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  1. Pradhan, Jaya Prakash, 2003. "Rise of service sector outward foreign direct investment from Indian economy: trends, patterns, and determinants," MPRA Paper 17078, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Pradhan, Jaya Prakash & Abraham, Vinoj & Sahoo, Manoj Kumar, 2004. "Foreign Direct Investment and Labour: The Case of Indian Manufacturing," MPRA Paper 19023, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Pradhan, Jaya Prakash & Abraham, Vinoj, 2004. "Overseas Mergers and Acquisitions by Indian Enterprises: Patterns and Motivations," MPRA Paper 17076, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Jaya Prakash Pradhan, 2004. "The determinants of outward foreign direct investment: a firm-level analysis of Indian manufacturing," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(4), pages 619-639.
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