Recent Trends in Foreign Direct Investment in the Region
In: Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2011: Post-crisis trade and investment opportunities
With the start of the global economic crisis, world foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows decreases by 16% in 2008, then dropped sharply by 37% in 2009 and gained a marginal 1% increase in 2010. The decrease was relatively more pronounced in the developed countries. For the first time, developing countries are expected to have absorbed more than half of global FDI flows in 2010.
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