This chapter discusses general patterns of internationalization of
Brazilian firms. It highlights the main determinants for
internationalization, the main destinations, as well as the modes of
entry that Brazilian firms employ overseas. The paper also discusses
some aspects related to the technological capabilities of Brazilian
firms that are related to their internationalization strategies, in
terms of both the exploitation of such advantages and the search for
technological assets abroad.
Keywords: foreign direct investments, multinationals, emerging markets, internationalization 1strategies.
JEL classification: F23, O19, O 54.
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