Transnational corporations and the balance of payments in Sierra Leone
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Published by Manchester Metropolitan University, Dept. of Economics and Economic History in Manchester .
Written in English


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StatementEmmanuel Cleeve.
SeriesSeries -- no.93-10
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Open LibraryOL22841735M

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Transnational corporations and the balance of payments in Sierra Leone. By E Cleeve and Manchester Metropolitan Univ. (United Kingdom). Dept. of Economics and Economic History. Abstract. Book Description. Is the transnational coporation (TNC) an engine of growth capable of eliminating international economic inequalities or a major obstacle to development through a massive drain of surplus to advanced countries? This book presents five different perspectives on the role of TNCs: Neo-Classical; Global Reach; Neo-Imperialist. In addition to the balance of payments, the Bank now produces the International Investment Position (IIP) since compilation. The sources of data for the IIP are the same as the Balance of Payments. Data are prepared on an annual basis; they are published in the Sierra Leone Balance of Payments pamphlet and in the half yearly, BSL Bulletin and. ‘This book deals with the important issue of integrating the study of the transnational corporation into economics. Ietto-Gillies places the different theories on the TNC into their wider theoretical and historical contexts and offers the reader an excellent opportunity to get a deeper understanding of not only the circumstances under which a theory has developed but also which issues are Author: Grazia Ietto-Gillies.

  Transnational Corporations and Economic Development. Colin in respect of copper mines (); the Diminco agreement between the Government of Sierra Leone and the Sierra Leone Selection Trust Limited Steven Langdon concluded that there were significant negative balance-of-payments effects associated with the activities of T.N Cited by: Sierra Leone is extremely poor and nearly half of the working-age population engages in subsistence agriculture. The country possesses substantial mineral, agricultural, and fishery resources, but it is still recovering from a civil war that destroyed most institutions before ending in the early s. In recent years, economic growth has been. how GST will operate in Sierra Leone and to give guidance on the various sections of the GST Act (See Annex A) and the GST Regulations (See Annex B). I understand that legal issues are likely to be of most interest to the business community, lawyers and. MARKUS HENN | TAX HAVENS AND THE TAXATION OF TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS 1 Introduction The taxation of transnational corporations (TNCs) has caused heated debates and generated strong criticism from civil society in recent years. In the United Kingdom (UK), protesters seized Starbucks branches in early , accusing the company of evading File Size: KB.

Chapter Specific effects: the balance of payments References. Index. This unique textbook provides a comprehensive critical analysis of modern theories, concepts and effects relating to transnational corporations and international production. Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following research themes: international tax. Sierra Leone - Balance of payments Sierra Leone's frequently negative balance of trade and habitual deficit in current accounts are somewhat counterbalanced by capital inflows, generally from foreign governments. The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) reports that in the purchasing power parity of Sierra Leone's exports was $65 million. Peoples’ Forum requests binding instrument to regulate Transnational Corporations (Novem ) A joint statement was drafted by participants of the first annual People's Forum on Human Rights and Businesses calling for an international legally binding instrument on human rights, transnational corporations and other business enterprises.