Author/s: CHUDNOVSKY, Daniel; LOPEZ, Andrés; LAPLANE, Mariano; BITTENCOURT, Gustavo; DOMINGO, Rosário; MASI, Fernando; SARTI, Fernando; HIRATUKA, Célio; SABBATINI; Rodrigo
Year: 2001 MercoNet Series N° 1
Mercosur, and Argentina and Brazil in particular, have been important centers for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) during the 1990s. For this reason, the presence of transnational companies has grown substantially in the four Mercosur countries. When the participation of the transnational branches in external sales and trade structures is considered, these economies rank among the most ?transnationalized? in the world.