Foreign direct investment is able to succeed in promoting economic development and growth to the host nation. Foreign direct investment is a good way to improve a firm's sales by increasing the amount of available markets. Foreign direct investment has also ensured a number of employment opportunities by aiding the setting up of industrial units in the host country. An assessment of internal resources is necessary before considering to pursue a plan for foreign direct investment. Foreign direct investment may be attempted to gain the benefits of countries that are rich in natural resources such as oil and minerals. Large amounts of potential customers will find out about your firm when you undertake foreign direct investment. Foreign direct investment could provide higher profits through decreased operation costs in the host country.