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Netherlands' International Direct Investment Position : Monetary Monographs - M.Van Nieuwkerk

Netherlands' International Direct Investment Position

Monetary Monographs

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Published: 1986
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For the Netherlands, commercial and cultural contacts across the borders are of vital importance. The world's eighth trading nation holding pride of place in many market segments, the Netherlands is highly dependent on developments worldwide. Through other economic ties as well, our country is firmly embedded in the world around us. Until the Second World War, the methods used in the Netherlands to collect data about these international relations were less than adequate. As a result, the compila- tion of a consistent overview in the form of a balance of payments was barely feasible in those years. After the War this situation was improved markedly, and the Bank was assigned a key role in the compilation of the balance of payments. This role entails that the Bank must also answer the many requests for information about the underlying data and that, by analysis of these data, it must come to policy recommendations. It is our experience - almost daily - that international direct in- vestment is among the subjects which have been attracting major attention in recent years, both at home and abroad.

1 Introduction and summary.- 2 A country's direct investment position.- 2.1 Propensity to invest.- 2.2 Direct investment position.- 3 The development in the Netherlands.- 3.1 Background.- 3.2 Development.- 3.3 Development stages.- 4 The Netherlands direct investment position, 1973-1983.- 4.1 Coverage of survey.- 4.2 Direct investment position and rate of return.- 4.3 Changes in direct investment positions and balance-of-payments flows.- 5 Direct investment and rates of return, by sector.- 5.1 Netherlands direct investment abroad.- 5.1.1 Production industries.- 5.1.2 Services.- 5.1.3 Rates of return and growth.- 5.2 Foreign direct investment in the Netherlands.- 5.2.1 Production industries.- 5.2.2 Services.- 5.2.3 Rates of return and growth.- 5.3 Net direct investment position.- 5.4 Sector of origin and sector of destination.- 6 Direct investment and rates of return, by country.- 6.1 Netherlands direct investment abroad.- 6.1.1 EC.- 6.1.2 United States.- 6.1.3 Other developed countries.- 6.1.4 Developing countries.- 6.1.5 Rates of return and growth.- 6.2 Foreign direct investment in the Netherlands.- 6.2.1 EC.- 6.2.2 United States.- 6.2.3 Other developed countries.- 6.2.4 Developing countries.- 6.2.5 Rates of return and growth.- 6.3 Net direct investment position.- 7 Direct investment, by sector and by country.- 7.1 Structure.- 7.1.1 Netherlands direct investment abroad.- 7.1.2 Foreign direct investment in the Netherlands.- 7.2 Specialization.- 7.3 Employment.- Appendix A: Netherlands statistical methodology for direct investment.- Appendix B: Retained profits and the balance of payments.- Appendix C: Discrepancies between Netherlands and US statistics.- Appendix D: Special Financial Institutions (SFIs).- Appendix E: Figures by country and by sector, 1973-1983.

ISBN: 9789024733309
ISBN-10: 9024733308
Series: Monetary Monographs
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 1986
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 0.74
Weight (kg): 0.2