Key factors in attracting foreign direct investments in the oil and gas industry of Kazakhstan

Darmen Sadvakassov, Serik Orazgaliyev

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Abstract

This article is studying the major determinants in attracting foreign direct investment. The article presents an overview of academic literature on the factors that determine FDI inflows, as well as the analysis of foreign direct investments in Kazakhstan. The conclusions emphasize that despite the presence of various motives in transnational corporations’ investment decisions, FDI to Kazakhstan is mainly directed to the resource sector of the economy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-154
Number of pages8
JournalActual Problems of Economics
Volume166
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

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Factors
Kazakhstan
Oil and gas industry
Foreign direct investment
Resources
Transnational corporations
Investment decision

Keywords

  • Foreign direct investment (FDI)
  • Investment inflows
  • Kazakhstan
  • Oil and gas sector

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics

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Key factors in attracting foreign direct investments in the oil and gas industry of Kazakhstan. / Sadvakassov, Darmen; Orazgaliyev, Serik.

In: Actual Problems of Economics, Vol. 166, No. 4, 2015, p. 147-154.

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