首先，论文论述了外商直接投资与我国贸易的发展概况；其次，从贸易总量、贸易结构和贸易方式三方面分析外商直接投资对我国贸易发展的影响。再次，本文指出了现阶段 FDI 在促进我国进出口贸易发展的过程中存在的问题，并针对如何利用 FDI促进贸易发展提出了一系列具有现实意义的政策建议。
ABSTRACT:Since the reform and opening-up, China put foreign direct investment as an important part of economic development. Foreign Direct Investment in China has made great progress, and its expanding, and more and more diversified sources. 2003-2011, China's non-financial sector actually use foreign direct investment totaled to $ 716.4 billion, average annual growth of 9.2%. China's FDI investment has been ranked first in developing countries in recent years. Utilization of foreign investment has become an important driving force of China's economic growth. Meanwhile, China's foreign trade Developed rapidly under the foreign direct investment’s advancement, and the foreign trade turnover increased tenfold multiplier. Although FDI has made a lot of contribution to China’s import and export trade, it brought many troubles at the same time. In the new century, how to absorb and use more and better FDI according to the requirements of the development of the world economy and China’s own national condition in order to promote the growing scale and continuous optimization of China’s import and export trade is very important for promoting China’s sustained and healthy economic development.
The relationship between international direct investment and international trade has been first analyzed. Secondly, the affect about FDI on trade has been analyzed from the volume, structure and pattern. Finally, the article pointed out problems about FDI promoting trade's development at the present stage, and putting forward a series of practical recommendations.
Keywords: FDI; Trade volume; Trade structure; Countermeasures...