TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATE DISINVESTMENT FROM AFRICA: SELECTIVE DISENGAGEMENT

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(13/88)
by Beate Klein, United Nations Centre Against Apartheid
New York, New York, United States
August 1988
Publisher: United Nations
42 pages
Contents: INTRODUCTION • I. TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA • II. REASONS FOR DISINVESTMENT • III. DISINVESTMENT FROM SOUTH AFRICA • IV. TYPES OF DISINVESTMENT • V. RESPONSE TO DISINVESTMENT • VI. NON-EQUITY INVESTMENTS: THE JAPANESE MODEL • VII. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS • Tables • 1. Transnational corporations in South Africa and Namibia, 1984 • 2. Transnational corporate disinvestment from South Africa, by nationality and year, 1984-July 1988 • 3. Establishment of ongoing relations, by nationality 4. Establishment of ongoing relations, by type of disinvestment • 5. Type of withdrawal, by nationality • 6. Transnational corporate withdrawals from South Africa, 1984-July 1988