SOME ASPECTS REGARDING THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


Abstract


Foreign Direct Investment are among the mobilizing factors of the economic development of a country, alongside the domestic investments, being a basic support in the achievement of the development and modernization strategies. The study presents, briefly, the effects of intervening Foreign Direct Investment flows on the economy of a country, able, by the advanced experience brought, to generate a better capitalization of resources, a contribution to growth. The directions of manifesting the mechanisms of influence of Foreign Direct Investment, as well as the role that they hold for their impact, the economic environment of the host country and the policies practiced in relation to Foreign Direct Investment are taken into account. The purpose of the paper was to point out some aspects regarding the favourable impact that foreign investments could have on an economy, by the contribution to new technologies and the contribution to the productivity increase. The conclusions point to the potential of the impact of Foreign Direct Investment on development and the need for the host countries, to support some properly oriented policies, by maintaining a correlation between the volume of foreign investment flows and the development potential of a country. The research method used to carry out the study was the documentation from the foreign and domestic specialized literature, the synthesis and processing of the relevant ideas, by capturing the impact of Foreign Direct Investment in economic development.

Keywords


impact, policies, development, foreign investments, effects.

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ISSN: 2344-1321 (online)