"Based on a survey of 123 investment promotion agencies (IPAs) from 109 countries undertaken by UNCTAD in 2004, this study explores the extent to which IPAs carry out activities to promote the formation of business linkages between foreign investors and local SMEs, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of IPA business linkages programmes"--p. vii.
Study prepared by Victor Perez Centeno and Kiyoshi Adachi. Includes bibliographical references (p. 18). "Selected UNCTAD publications on TNCs and FDI": p. 31-38. Available also at UNCTAD Digital Library (viewed 20 June 2006).