The detailed requirements for this task are as follows:
Using data that you have collected form the relevant World Investment Reports compare, contrast and explain the significance of American and Chinese FDI in Africa since 2000.
The module Learning Outcomes tested by this assessment task are indicated on page 1. The precise criteria against which your work will be marked are as follows:
1. Obtain and assess relevant data on of American and China FDI in poor countries from the WIR and changes over time.
2. Identify and apply theoretical concepts and frameworks for assessing and comparing foreign investment and to why those controlling American and Chinese find some countries and sectors attractive.
3. Consider the issues of economic rationality and political influence in FDI patterns.
4. Demonstrate clarity of writing, a good structure, coherence and appropriate referencing