Global Business Discussion
I don’t know how to handle this Business question and need guidance.
Analyzing data in general is becoming a skill that is increasingly sought by employers. In this Discussion you will look at a well-known database to determine why foreign direct investment is greater in one country versus another.
Topic: FDI Inflow Differences
In 2016, inward flow of FDI totaled $11,388 million in Japan* and $22,304 million in Ireland**.
-Visit the Michigan State University globalEDGE© website:
-Do some research on Japan and Ireland using any of the various resources here.
Then discuss the following:
- What factors do you think explain this difference in FDI inflows into these two countries?
Be sure to address the Discussion topic(s) in an initial post of at least 100 words no later than Saturday night Eastern Time. Be sure to respond to at least two others (not including the professor) and participate in the Discussion by posting on three different days of the unit.
Banco Santander, S. A. (2017). Japan: Foreign investment. Retrieved from https://en.portal.santandertrade.com/establish-overseas/japan/foreign-investment
Banco Santander, S. A. (2017). Ireland: Foreign Investment. Retrieved from https://en.portal.santandertrade.com/establish-overseas/ireland/foreign-investment
Michigan State University (1994-2017). GlobalEDGE: Your source for global business knowledge.
Retrieved from http://globaledge.msu.edu/