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May 17, 2021

China | 2021 outlook of external balance: will China’s BoP normalization come soon?

It is important to understand what was going on in the past year’s BoP abnormalities and to predict this year’s BoP items while investigating the sustainability of these abnormalities.

March 26, 2020

Mexico Regional Sectoral Outlook. First half 2020

Services decelerate and industry falls in 2019. Foreign Direct Investment in the Southeast, USMCA will boost Bajío and North.

November 22, 2016

China | Revising outbound FDI figures downwards

China’s share of global ODI stocks may be larger than previously thought if we factor in Hong Kong’s role as an offshore center. That said, our estimates show that MOFCOM figures overstate ODI flows, raising questions regarding the country’s status as a net creditor.

June 8, 2015

China’s ODI: How much goes where after round-tripping and offshoring?

In this paper we recalculate China's Outbound Foreign Direct Investments (ODI) in a way which accounts for round-tripping and offshoring. Our estimates show that China's ODI flows and stocks may have been overestimated and may be more diversified that previously thought.

September 1, 2009

Foreign Direct Investment in Cross-Border Infrastructure Projects 1

In this paper we critically review the relevant information and literature and that can enhance the feasibility and the successful implementation of cross-border infrastructure projects.