Investment Climate


  • Experiences from a Project an FDI policy practices & perceptions in Bangladesh, Brazil, Hungary, India, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia OR, How to Implement a Multi-country Project

    This paper is the final process report of the project: “Investment for Development”. It highlights the trends investment policies, practices, and perceptions in seven developing and transition economies and creates awareness and building the capacity of the civil society on national investment regimes and international investment issues.

    pp 54, #0418, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-8257-034-4

  • FDI’s Role in Development – Analysis of Investment Policy Regimes in Bangladesh, India, Hungary, Zambia, South Africa, Tanzania and Brazil

    The report highlights the global and regional trends and policies in the project countries and in FDI, and the effectiveness of national policies.

    pp 114, #0411, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-8257-029-8

  • Investment Policy in South Africa – An Agenda for Action

    Part of a comparative study of seven developing countries’ investment regimes, this report attempts a diagnosis of South Africa’s investment climate and regime in the context of its economic environment and policy framework.

    pp 40, #0330, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-8257-001-8

  • Investment Policy in Hungary – An Agenda for Action

    This paper discusses involvement of transnational corporations, its benefit, qualified labour and quality infrastructure and other issues related of current and long-term capital attraction capacity of Hungary. .

    pp 32, #0340, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-8257-014-X

  • Investment Policy in Bangladesh – An Agenda for Action

    This report suggests a number of recommendations to attract FDI to Bangladesh, which is substantial for economic growth.

    pp 44, #0334, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-8257-003-4

  • Investment Policy in Tanzania – An Agenda for Action

    This booklet advocates better approaches for enhancing the benefits of FDI in Tanzania. It is also a useful tool for other developing and transitional economies facing similar constraints in their effort to enhance the role of FDI in their countries.

    pp 32, #0323, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-87222-98-0

  • Investment Policy in Brazil – An Agenda for Action

    This report discusses briefly Brazil’s investment policy, its performance, perceptions and stakeholders’ views on FDI and comes out with policy recommendations for the government, civil society and intergovernmental organisations.

    pp 32, #0329, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-8257-002-6

  • Investment Policy in Zambia – An Agenda for Action

    This report recommends action points for policy makers, inter-governmental agencies, and the civil society organisations for economic reforms and to enhance the role of FDI in the country.

    pp36, #0333, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN 81-8257-008-5

  • Investment Policy in India – An Agenda for Action

    This booklet analyses India’s FDI trends and policies, and suggest action points for governments, civil society, and inter-governmental organisations.
    pp 30, #0322, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-87222-97-2

  • Strategising Investment for Development

    The paper highlights the global & regional trends and policies in the project countries and in FDI, and the effectiveness of national policies.

    pp 60, #0342, Rs. 50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-8257-015-8

  • Synergising Investment with Development

    This paper is a part of a seven-country two-year project “Investment for Development” and looks at some of the key sectors that contribute significantly towards development.

    pp 53, #0343, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-8257-016-6

  • Investment Policy in Select Least Developed Countries — Performance and Perceptions

    The report studies the investment regimes of select Least Developed Countries (LDCs): Bangladesh, Tanzania, and Zambia. It compares the performance of the countries in attracting FDI and the civil society’s views on FDI there.

    pp 56, #0337 INR50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-8257-010-7

  • Investment Policies in Select Large Emerging Markets – Performance and Perceptions

    This report attempts to compare and contrast the national regulatory regimes and policy issues relevant to FDI in three large emerging economies – Brazil, India and South Africa – with a view to build capacity and awareness in investment issues and draw out the lacunae of the present system

    pp 44, #0335, Rs.50/US$10, ISBN: 81-8257-004-2

  • Incentives-based Policy Competition for FDI

    This case study seeks to address the incentive-based policy competition for FDI among sub-national jurisdictions in three developing countries —Brazil, China and India.

    pp 64, #0331, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-8257-006-9

  • Home Country Measures and FDI: Implications for Host Country Development

    This monograph highlights various measures adopted by home countries to influence outbound FDI and draws attention to issues and implications for developing host countries.

    pp 31, #0316, Rs. 50/$10,
    ISBN: 81-87222-90-

  • FDI as a Source of Finance for Development

    This monograph, written by Dr. Peter Nunnenkamp of the Kiel Institute of World Economics, Germany, and published by CUTS, is an important contribution towards answering the question: Does turning to FDI put development finance on a more sustainable path?

    pp 27, #0308, Rs. 50/$10,
    ISBN: 81-87222-80-8

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries: What Economists (Don’t) Know and What Policymakers Should (Not) Do!

    This monograph discusses the global FDI trends and determinants, and tries to highlight some of the arguments on the link between FDI and growth.

    pp 30, #0216, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-87222-70-0

  • Making Investment Work for Developing Countries

    One in CUTS series of monographs on investment and competition policy, this paper intended to introduce investment related aspects to a wide audience.

    pp 38, #0110, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-87222-49-2

  • All About International Investment Agreements

    This briefing kit for the general reader providing an overview of recent trends in the proliferating number of bilateral and regional investment agreements. It highlights key issues in these agreements and considers past initiatives and prospects at the multilateral level.

    pp 64, #0102, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-87222-39-5

  • FDI, mega-mergers and strategic alliances: Is global competition accelerating development or heading towards world monopolies?

    The monograph sheds light on the main contours of the global competition and its implication for consumers.

    pp 24, #9909, Rs.50/US$10,
    ISBN: 81-87222-26-3