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Name 5 companies which have invested in India.
Coca-Cola, Primark, Gap, Samsung, Airbus.
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How much has the Indian economy benefitted from FDI IT companies since 2009?
IT FDI has created a $60 billion benefit to the economy.
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How much has Coca-Cola invested in its operations in India?
$2 billion, and it employs 25,000 people.
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Why can FDI have negative impacts?
Westernisation, loss of cultural identity, water shortages and pollution from Coca-Cola, child workers in clothing manufacturing such as Gap Kids, the country is vulnerable to relocation of FDI companies, inequality between the rich and poor.
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What has the development of skills led to the establishment of?
Indian multinational companies such as Infosys, which employs over 100,000 people worldwide.
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IT FDI employs young workers. What positive impact does this have?
The Indian economy benefits as young workers have more disposable income to spend in surrounding businesses.
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Why does Uganda attract FDI?
Agriculture, Uganda has a lot of unused arable land.
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What does Uganda contain?
The world's largest integrated tea company.
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How do Indian professionals investing in Uganda make a positive impact?
They often set up hotels which provide lots of jobs for a wide range of skill sets.
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What are the negative impacts of FDI in Uganda?
Most FDI is either agriculture or low-skilled manufacturing, both of which are low-paid, farmers lose their land to companies, peasants illegally evicted without compensation or consultation, tension as a result of westernisation.
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