So far in this section, we have looked at the historical role that services have played on a global scale in facilitating cross-border trade in goods and the outcomes for services-based firms that also export their services. Now, we are just going to take a brief moment to also discuss foreign direct investment (FDI) in the services sector. 

With this knowledge, we will be able to: 

  • At least start examining FDI as a potential international market entry strategy, especially for a company demonstrating continued growth and success as a services exporter. 

Research Report: FDI in business and professional services in 2021: The state of play

Research Report: Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean Rose by 55.2% in 2022, Reaching a Historic High