The Analysis on Environmental Effect of Logistics Industry FDI

DOI: 10.4236/ib.2010.23038   PDF   HTML   XML   11,655 Downloads   18,228 Views   Citations


Whether it is positive or negative effect for FDI to the host environment, the theoretic problem exists in argument. The paper analyzes influence factors, mechanism, environmental regulations and so on of FDI environmental effect, use Spearman rank correlation coefficients to calculate, and believes that in the reality, the host country is the main factor of the environmental effect, based on the stage of China’s economic development, environmental carrying capacity and the advanced technologies and management concepts of TNC, to promote logistics FDI to play an positive environmental effect.

Share and Cite:

Y. Wang, "The Analysis on Environmental Effect of Logistics Industry FDI," iBusiness, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2010, pp. 300-304. doi: 10.4236/ib.2010.23038.

Conflicts of Interest

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.


[1] D. Judy, “Trade and the Environment: A Survey of the Literature,” World Bank Discussion Paper, 1992.
[2] J. R. Markusen, “Exploring New Markets: Direct Investment, Contractual Relations and the Multinational Enterprise,” NBER Working Papers 5029, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1995.
[3] K. Grey and D. Brank, “Environmental Issues in Policy- Based Competition for Investment: A Literature Review,” ENV/EPOC/GSP, 2002.
[4] X. Youfu, “The Research on the Foreign Investment to China’s Pollution-Intensive Industries of the Status, Consequences and Countermeasures,” Mamagement World, Vol. 5, 1999.
[5] L. Huiru, “The Study of the Ecological Environment Effects of Foreign Direct Investment,” People’s Publishing Press, Beijing, 2009.
[6] Y. Q. Xing and C. D. Kolstad, “Environment and Trade - A Review of Theory and Issues,” University of Califonia, Santa Barbara WP (2), 1995.
[7] M. Judith, E. Mary and H. Wang, “Are Foreign Invertors Attracted to Weak Environmental Regulations?” World Bank Policy Research Working Paper, 2005.
[8] M. E. Poter, “America’s Green Strategy” Scientific American, 1991; P. M. E. C. van der Linde, “Toward a New Conception of the Environment-Competiveness Relationship,” Journal of Economics Perspect, 1995.
[9] Y. Tao, “The Empirical Analysis on the Influence of Environmental Regulations on FDI in China,” World Economy Research, Vol. 5, 2003.
[10] W. Yuming, “The Empirical Analysis on the Causality between Environmental Regulations and Foreign Direct Investment,” Journal of East China Normal University, Vol. 1, 2006.
[11] W. Jie, “The Countermeasures on the Environmental Pollution of Foreign Direct Investment in China,” Master’s Thesis, Southern Yangtze University, Wuxi, 2008.

comments powered by Disqus

Copyright © 2020 by authors and Scientific Research Publishing Inc.

Creative Commons License

This work and the related PDF file are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.