FDI is practiced by companies in order to benefit from cheaper labor costs, tax exemptions, and other privileges in that foreign country. But why would a company go tothe trouble of FDI when there are other options open to them in order to access foreign markets? In this module we will consider FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) as the option of choice for business going global.



After you complete the required assignments you will be able to:

  • Identify trends in FDI
  • Explain the costs and benefits of FDI
  • Discuss the role of government in business’s decision to undertake Foreign Direct Investment