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Bilateral foreign direct investment in forest industry between the U.S. and CanadaAuthor(s): Rao V Nagubadi; Daowei Zhang
Source: Forest policy and Economics 13(5):338-344
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionIn this study we examine the trends and various factors influencing bilateral foreign direct investment (FDI) in the U.S. and Canadian forest industry between 1989 and 2008. Using panel data analysis methods, we find that bilateral FDI is positively influenced by depreciation of host country's real exchange rates and exchange rate volatility, and home country's forest product imports and exports and round wood production, and negatively by home country's GDP, current outward FDI position in the rest of the world, and current domestic capital expenditure has no effect on the FDI in the forest industry. These results imply that both imports and exports are complementary to outward FDI and that bilateral FDI is a substitute of FDI to the rest of the word.
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CitationNagubadi, Rao V; Zhang, Daowei. 2011. Bilateral foreign direct investment in forest industry between the U.S. and Canada. Forest policy and Economics 13(5):338-344.
KeywordsForeign direct investment, forest products trade, real exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, domestic capital expenditure
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