Outward Foreign Direct Investment from India: Recent Trends and Patterns
Jaya Prakash Pradhan
Central University of Gujarat; Sardar Patel Institute of Economic & Social Research
February 1, 2005
International Journal of Technology and Globalisation, Vol. 4, pp. 70–86, 2008
Gujarat Institute of Development Research Working Paper No. 153
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 34
Keywords: Outward Foreign Direct Investment
JEL Classification: F23Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: December 2, 2009
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