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The Structure of British Industry’s Sales in Foreign Markets

  • Peter J. Buckley
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Abstract

This paper examines the macro level picture of structure of British industry’s sales in foreign markets. The structure of sales is given by the division between exports from the UK, sales licensed abroad by British firms and the sales arising from British foreign direct investment. Our concern is with British-owned industry, hence we exclude the exports of foreign-owned companies based in the UK. Thus total foreign sales (TFS) equals exports (X) plus licensed sales (L) plus sales from foreign investment (I), i.e. TFS = X + L + I.

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Foreign Direct Investment Foreign Investment Direct Investment Market Service Multinational Enterprise 
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  • Peter J. Buckley
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  1. 1.Centre of International BusinessUniversity of LeedsUK

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