Investment and Enterprise

The Division is recognized as a global centre of excellence on issues related to investment and enterprise for sustainable development.

Built on several decades of successful experience, its staff provide international expertise in research and policy analysis, inter-governmental consensus-building, and technical assistance to over 150 countries.

Its flagship product is the annual World Investment Report and its main global stakeholder event is the biennial World Investment Forum.

The Division maintains an interactive World Investment Network of over 9,000 members to disseminate and promote its work on investment and enterprise.



Investment trends
15 October 2018Foreign direct investment down by 41% in first half of 2018
12 October 2018Leaders gather to boost investment in sustainable development
04 July 2018Nineteenth Report on G20 Investment Measures
Policy monitor
28 March 2018Investment Policy Monitor No. 19
Goal 15
21 March 2018UNCTAD launches Responsible Agricultural Investment Knowledge Into Action Note Series
Womens day
08 March 2018Borderline: Private sector players “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality” to mark International Women’s Day
US Flag
05 February 2018United States tax act could lead to repatriation of $2 trillion of overseas investment
22 January 2018Global foreign direct investment slipped in 2017
Investment Policy Monitor No. 18
05 December 2017Investment Policy Monitor No. 18
United Nations
22 November 2017Ethiopia, Mauritius and Spain honoured for promoting investment in Sustainable Development Goals
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 Documents and Publications

Global Investment Trend Monitor, No. 30 (UNCTAD/DIAE/IA/INF/2018/1)
Investment Policy Review of Lebanon (UNCTAD/DIAE/PCB/2017/11)
Investment Policy Monitor No. 19 (UNCTAD/DIAE/PCB/2018/1)
Investment Policy Monitor No. 18 (UNCTAD/WEB/DIAE/PCB/2017/9)
Investment Policy Monitor: Special Issue (UNCTAD/WEB/DIAE/PCB/2016/5)
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