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G20 Members not raising barriers to investment, joint UNCTAD-OECD report says
10 Nov 2016
Respecting commitments made at their Hangzhou summit in September, G20 members are not raising new barriers to investment, according to a joint report released on Thursday by UNCTAD and the OECD.
Global FDI to fall 10-15% in 2016, road to recovery looks bumpy
6 Oct 2016
Global FDI flows are expected to drop to between $1.5 and $1.6 trillion in 2016, a fall of 10% to 15% from 2015, before recovering in 2017 and 2018, according to estimates from UNCTAD's latest UNCTAD Global Investment Trends Monitor.
Global economy needs policy overhaul to move beyond sixth straight year of sluggish growth
21 Sep 2016
Getting the world economy back on track requires that global leaders use bolder macroeconomic policies, strengthened regulation of finance and active industrial policies, says UNCTAD Trade and Development Report.
Global foreign direct investment reached its highest level since 2008
21 Jun 2016
The UNCTAD World Investment Report 2016 says that the global recovery in foreign direct investment (FDI) was strong in 2015, with foreign direct investment flows jumping by 38%. However, part of the growth in FDI was due to very large corporate reconfigurations by multinational enterprises, including shifting their headquarters for strategic reasons.
Recovery in foreign direct investment is unexpectedly strong, but lacks productive impact
20 Jan 2016
Global flows of foreign direct investment jumped 36 per cent in 2015 to an estimated $1.7 trillion, their highest level since the global economic and financial crisis of 2008–2009, the latest UNCTAD Global Investment Trends Monitor reports.