Foreign Direct Investments of Economic Infrastructure-Related Public Companies in Korea(2): Typologies, Characteristics of FDI and Interpretation of Nationality Issues

경제 하부구조 관련 공기업의 해외투자에 대한 연구(2) - 해외 하부구조투자의 유형과 성격, 국적성의 문제 -

  • 김용창 (서울대학교 사회과학대학 지리학과)
  • Received : 2012.01.25
  • Accepted : 2012.04.27
  • Published : 2012.06.30


This paper investigates how the agent specificity of economic infrastructure-related public company proceeds in overseas investments. At first this paper examines general features focused on investment region, project type, starting year, and then analyzes overseas investments based on specific cases with three classifications which are composed of special consulting type that do not accompany capital investment, FDI type, and type of overseas energy resources development that go with capital investment and business risk. Finally nationality issues that is generated by agent characteristics of infrastructure public company are interpreted in perspective of duality which is financial pressure and dependency of host county's position, and relationship with private capital of home country.