In 2005, foreign direct investment inflows to Latin America a the Caribbean were almost 11% more than in 2004 but they still fell short of the volumes observed in the 1990s. The regional so continues to see its share in world flows decline, which suggests that it has yet to realize its true potential for attracting such investment. To gain a better understanding of this situation, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) carried out a study on the role and practices of 15 investment promotion agencies. The findings of that study are presented in chapter II. This year's report also provides a detailed analysis of the competitive positions and internationalization processes of a large number of emerging Latin American transnational corporations, referred to in the study as qtrans-Latinsq. This information was compiled on the basis of interviews with executives from major trans-Latins in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico. The conclusions reached on the basis of this analysis are presented in chapters III through VIThe Home Depot, decided to sell its operations to its local partner Falabella In 2003. after five years in the country, the worlda#39;s ... In Chile, however, it was particularly successful, given that the targets of the big storesa#39; credit card facilities wereanbsp;...
|Title||:||Foreign Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2005|
|Author||:||United Nations: Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean|
|Publisher||:||United Nations Publications - 2006-05|