What does 'FDI' mean?
Find out what FDI means. FDI is explained by Tim Hill - author of Buying Property in Poland
FDIFDI stands for Foreign Direct Investment and is a measure of how much money foreign companies are ploughing into the economy of any given country. It's a historical yard stick but this can be useful in measuring consistancy over the past few years.
For example the FDI for Poland was 9,863 million Euro in 2009, 6,686 million Euro in 2010 and 9,000 million Euro in 2011. It should always be remember that FDI is a past record and not an indicator of the future. For this many people use the FDI Confidence Index.
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Chapter 6: The Future of the Polish Property Market18.
"... - Foreign Direct Investment - Foreign direct investment (FDI) is the money coming into a country for the purpose of creating a return. This might be a foreign company purchasing a warehouse to lease or a company such as LG setting up a factory. FDI comes in two forms, actual FDI, ..."19.
"... to lease or a company such as LG setting up a factory. FDI comes in two forms, actual FDI, which shows a historical pattern and the FDI Confidence Index (created by AT Kearney) which looks at how likely future investments will be. On the former Poland has performed extraordinarily well ..."
"...former Poland has performed extraordinarily well with large inflows — 13 billion dollars in 2004, 10.5 billion in 2005 and nearly 14.9 billion in 2006 (when it overtook Germany). High unemployment, low salaries, cheap land, an educated workforce and numerous tax incentives have all played their part in attracting FDI. ..."
"...The FDI Confidence Index gives guidance for the future and Poland has been very consistent in its performance. The Index is a listing of countries in order of their likelihood to receive foreign investment over the coming 12 months and is based on surveys of the major global companies. The most ..."