The 2002 version of FDI in LDCs at a Glance provides information on the current FDI situation in each of 49 LDCs. The first part depicts recent trends in FDI to least developed countries and changes that have taken place in relevant areas of the regulatory legal framework. The second part presents country profiles for each of the 49 least developed countries to enable the reader, at a glance, to get a general picture of the role of FDI in these countries.
Basic information is provided on the volume and significance of FDI in least developed countries. The data
coverage also includes a breakdown of FDI by source country, industry and mode of entry. FDI flows are
related to domestic investment, and data on the largest foreign affiliates and their operations in least developed countries are presented. Finally, information is provided on developments in the international legal framework.