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FY 2011/2012 Research Topic: 4-01
The Rise of Multinational Corporations from Middle East


The purpose of this research project is to analyze the nature of Multinational Arab firms. Enterprises in the region have expanded their activities since many Arab nations started implementing economic reform programs in the 1990s.. Moreover, recently some big enterprises have expanded their activities their borders. In this project, we focus on those newly multinational corporations in GCC countries and Egypt, and analyze them in terms of their nature and competitiveness.


April 2010 - February 2012

Members of the Research Project

[ Organizer ] TSUCHIYA Ichiki
[ Co-researchers ] SAITO Jun
FUKUDA Sadashi
NAGAOKA Shinsuke (Associate Professor, Kyoto University)
HOSOI Takeru (Associate Professor, Kokugakuin University)