Russia Takes Part in the Globalization via Her Investments Abroad: Some Evidence on the Foreign Activities of the Major Russian Corporations

Publication date
Thursday, 21.03.2002

Kari Liuhto

International conference "Post-Communist Economic Growth" Moscow, March 20-21, 2002

Foreign firms have clearly become more active in their operations in the transition economies (TEs) since the mid-1990s. According to the UNCTAD (2001), the foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow to all TEs was USD 7 billion in 1994, whereas six years later the FDI inflow exceeded USD 25 billion. By the beginning of 2001, the FDI inward stock in the former centrally planned economies amounted to over USD 150 billion.



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