Foreign direct investment in Ukraine since transition

Mohammed Ishaq

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    Since independence Ukraine has attracted very little foreign direct investment, both in absolute terms, and relative to other transition economies. This is the case when we analyse the ratio of FDI to GDP and exports, and the amount of FDI per capita. This paper examines the causes of the low level of FDI, and offers some policy prescriptions which may help to reverse this unfavourable trend.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)91-109
    Number of pages19
    JournalCommunist and Post-Communist Studies
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 1999


    • Capital movements
    • Direct investment
    • Economic reform
    • Financial flows
    • Foreign investment
    • Transition


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