Foreign Direct Investments
A World Leader in FDI
Did you know that the United States is the world leader in attracting Foreign Direct Investments (FDI), according to IMTS? FDIs not only contribute to millions of American jobs, it directly impacts the economy and innovation.
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Advantages to FDI:
Advantages of Foreign Direct Investment
1. Economic Development Stimulation.
Foreign direct investment can stimulate economic development, creating a more conducive environment for you as the investor and benefits for the local industry.
2. Easy International Trade.
There are industries that usually require their presence in the international markets to ensure their sales and goals will be completely met. With FDI, all these will be made easier.
3. Employment and Economic Boost.
Foreign direct investment creates new jobs, as investors build new companies, thus creating new opportunities. This leads to an increase in income and more buying power to the people, which in turn leads to an economic boost.
4. Development of Human Capital Resources.
One big advantage brought about by FDI is the development of human capital resources, which is also often understated as it is not immediately apparent. Human capital is the competence and knowledge of those able to perform labor, more known to us as the workforce. The attributes gained by training and sharing experience would increase the education and overall human capital. Its resource is not a tangible asset that is owned by companies, but instead something that is on loan. With this in mind, FDI can benefit greatly by developing its human resources while maintaining ownership.
5. Tax Incentives.
Parent enterprises would also provide foreign direct investment to get additional expertise, technology and products. As the foreign investor, you can receive tax incentives that will be highly useful in your selected field of business.
6. Resource Transfer.
Foreign direct investment will allow resource transfer and other exchanges of knowledge, where various countries are given access to new technologies and skills.
7. Reduced Disparity Between Revenues and Costs.
Foreign direct investment can reduce the disparity between revenues and costs. With such, countries will be able to make sure that production costs will be the same and can be sold easily.
8. Increased Productivity.
The facilities and equipment provided by foreign investors can increase a workforce’s productivity in the target country.
9. Increment in Income.
Another big advantage of foreign direct investment is the increase in income. With more jobs and higher wages, the national income normally increases. As a result, economic growth is spurred. Take note that larger corporations would usually offer higher salary levels than what you would normally find in the target country, which can lead to increment in income.