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Foreign direct investment in Central and East European Countries and Spain – a short overview

Éltető, Andrea (2010) Foreign direct investment in Central and East European Countries and Spain – a short overview. [Working Paper or Technical Report]

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Abstract

Foreign direct investment played a vital role in the economic transformation of the Central and Eastern European countries. It was also a crucial factor in the modernisation of Spain after its accession to the EU. This paper gives an overview on the development of foreign direct investment in the Central and Eastern European countries (Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Romania) compared to Spain. The characteris-tics of FDI inflow and outflow are shown separating three periods since 1995. Afterwards certain main effects of FDI on the host economies are briefly mentioned.
RESUMEN:La inversión extranjera directa juega un papel vital en la transformación económica de los
países de Centro y Este de Europa. Fue también un factor crucial en la modernización de
España después de su adhesión a la UE. Este documento ofrece una visión general sobre el
desarrollo de la inversión extranjera directa en los países de Europa Central y del Este
(Polonia, República Checa, Eslovaquia, Hungría, Eslovenia, Bulgaria y Rumania) en comparación
con España. La carac-terísticas de las entradas y salidas de IED se muestran en
tres periodos distintos desde 1995, mencionándose después algunos efectos principales de
la IED en las economías receptoras.

Item Type:Working Paper or Technical Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Spain, CEE, FDI, OFDI, España, Países de Europa Central y del Este, Inversión Extranjera Directa, Inversiones extranjeras directas salientes
Subjects:Social sciences > Economics > Economic integration
Social sciences > Economics > World economy
Social sciences > Economics > Economic development
Series Name:Working Papers
Volume:UNSPECIFIED
Number:09/10
ID Code:11358
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