||Activities of Foreign Affiliates for the Year 2000
edited by Yoon-jong Jang, Byungki Ha, Byoung-sop Han
The survey on the activities of foreign affiliates in Korea for the year 2000 can be earmarked as the first full-scale practical survey conducted.
The objective of the survey was to attain an understanding of the characteristics of the inflow of foreign direct investment into Korea and its effect on the national economy. And based on the foregoing, it is to contribute to the policy design on foreign direct investment, thereby enhancing economic effects and promoting investment attractiveness.
This survey was initiated as a research project funded by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy (MOCIE). As a preliminary step of benchmarking surveys implemented in the US and Japan, this survey was carried out by sampling out affiliates with a significant amount of foreign investment. In particular, extra attention was given to the manufacturing sector.
The survey was conducted during the period between July 2001 and August 2002.