International Climate Affects The Regulation And Market Strategy Of Multinational Corporations And Host Countries Have Dynamic, Interactive Working

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INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS INTRODUCTION The worldwide economy has turned out to be more focused as organizations are expanding their business across border. Due to the advancement of technology and Internet it has made easier for smaller firms to enter into foreign market. A Multinational Corporation is an enterprise that operates in more than one country for the purpose of increasing benefit to whole enterprise. A MNC manage complex global operations and serves multiple markets from each location. As multinationals not only strongly influence patterns of international trade, but also channel technology transfer and capital movement across borders, it remains a policy priority to understand what…show more content…
However, these institutions may also bring with them relaxed codes of ethical conduct that serve to exploit the neediness of developing nations, rather than to provide the critical support necessary for countrywide economic and social development. When a multinational invests in a host country, the scale of the investment (given the size of the firms) is likely to be significant. Indeed governments will often offer incentives to firms in the form of grants, subsidies and tax breaks to attract investment into their countries. This foreign direct investment (FDI) will have advantages and disadvantages for the host country. Advantages The possible benefits of a multinational investing in a country may include: • Improving the balance of payments - inward investment will usually help a country 's balance of payments situation. The investment itself will be a direct flow of capital into the country and the investment is also likely to result in import substitution and export promotion. Export promotion comes due to the multinational using their production facility as a basis for exporting, while import substitution means that products previously imported may now be bought domestically. • Providing employment - FDI will usually result in employment benefits for the host country, as most employees will be locally recruited. These benefits may be relatively greater given that governments will usually try

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