The QIA was founded by the State of Qatar in 2005 to strengthen the country’s economy by diversifying into new asset classes. Building on the heritage of Qatar investments dating back more than three decades, its growing portfolio of long-term strategic investments help complement the state’s huge wealth in natural resources. Qatar’s goal is to become a major international centre for finance and investment management, a vision shared by its government, people and institutions. Sigue leyendo
On January 1, 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico (NAFTA) entered into force. All remaining duties and quantitative restrictions were eliminated, as scheduled, on January 1, 2008. Sigue leyendo
In this model, the internationalisation of the firm, which has its theoretical base in the behavioural theory of the firm (Cyert and March, 1963; Aharoni, 1966) and Penrose´s (1959) theory of the growth of the firm, is seen as a process in which the enterprise gradually increases its international involvement. This process evolves in an interplay between the develpoment of knowledge about foreig markets and operations on one hand and an increasing commitment of resources to foreign markets on the other.