TITLE

When the Going Gets Tough

AUTHOR(S)
Horne, Kenneth G.; Holmes, Craig A.
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Sep/Oct98, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the benefits and disadvantages of investing in foreign markets, emerging markets, and developing countries. Higher risks,which usually accompany the higher yields or rates of return that are expected from foreign investment, should be considered when making a decision to set up operations in another country. Benefits from international operations include retaining profits, realizing profits from lower labor costs, accessing markets, being closer to raw materials, and capitalizing on tax credits or favorable exchange rates for currency. Environmental risks can be regulatory or bureaucratic constraints and a lack of available electrical power, as well as exposure to corporate corruption, political instability, and natural hazards.
ACCESSION #
11861710

 

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