Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in MINT Countries (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey)

Kong, Ying Ying (2022) Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in MINT Countries (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey). [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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The main objective of this study is to analyze the determinants of foreign direct investment in MINT countries (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey). The variables used in this study are foreign direct investment (FDI), gross domestic product (GDP), inflation, and trade. The annual data for 30 years, from 1990 to 2019 were employed. The tests used to determine the result of this study consist of the Im, Pesaran, and Shin (IPS) Panel Unit Root Test, Pedroni Panel Cointegration Test, and Pooled Mean Group (PMG) Estimation. The results indicate that, in the long run, GDP has a positive impact on FDI inflows to MINT countries and that it is statistically significant. In addition, inflation is statistically significant and negatively impacts FDI. Contrary to priori expectations, trade has a negative relationship with FDI, and it is not statistically significant. Additionally, none of the independent variables showed a statistically significant impact on FDI inflow in the short run. Lastly, this paper suggests policy recommendations on this issue, explains the study's limitations and provides recommendations for future studies in relation to this topic.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2022.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Foreign direct investment, gross domestic product (GDP), inflation, trade, Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, Turkey.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Faculties, Institutes, Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Unai
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2022 08:04
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2023 09:26

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