Okayama Economic Review
Published by the Economic Association of Okayama University

Online ISSN 2433-4146
Print ISSN 0386-3069

Analysis of Japanese Foreign Direct Investment in Portugal and its Overseas Territories

Carvalho, Pedro Miguel Raposo de Medeiros
This paper investigates the Japanese direct investment in Portugal overseas territories (or Provinces) and in its mainland. It shows the impact of Portugal’s integration into the European Economic Community that after the 1980s has contributed to the boost of the Japanese direct investment in Portugal. In addition, this paper explains the effects of Japanese FDI in Portugal through the affiliates regional sitting and typology in Portugal. Finally, it takes into account the relationship between trade and foreign direct investments of the main Japanese trade affiliate companies amongst the 100 biggest export and import companies established in Portugal in 1998 and 1999.
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