The book looks at the background of foreign direct investment in southern Africa in comparison to other regions. The book then reviews literature of factors affecting the inflow of foreign direct investment.Trade openness as well as other macroeconomic determinants of FDI in selected southern African countries is then outlined giving each respective country experience. Collected data is then regressed to investigate empirically the relationship between openness to trade and other factors to FDI inflows. The results of the regression are then analysed and explained outlining the possible causes of discrepancies of expected results versus the actual regression outcome. It then concludes by giving recommendations and scope for future studies.