Policy Article

Old wine in new bottles? Non-traditional sources of foreign direct investment

Authors

  • Christiane Krieger-Boden
  • Peter Nunnenkamp
  • Maximiliano Sosa Andrés
Publication Date

Investors from emerging and developing economies are becoming bigger players in FDI, particularly in developing countries. While some raise concerns that emerging economies might gain control over raw materials, others are hopeful that non-traditional investors might provide new opportunities for development. This column analyses these new FDI flows and finds that while fears may be exaggerated so too is the optimism.

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JEL Classification
F21

Key Words

  • emerging economies
  • FDI
  • FDI determinants