Judging from the dismal performance of many of the world’s financial markets in early 2016, analysts might have expected that managers of US middle-market companies would pull back their overseas investing in manufacturing, customer service and other areas. Yet for most of these firms, the opposite is true. Many business leaders are planning to invest in various operations abroad. getAbstract recommends this eye-opening report from the Economist Intelligence Unit to business executives examining their decisions about expanding in international markets.
In this summary, you will learn
- What operations middle-market US companies locate abroad,
- What countries these firms choose for overseas investments and
- Why the survey results remain valid following the Brexit vote.
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