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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 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.
The Islamic Republic of Iran and UNCTAD agreed on furthering cooperation in the area of trade-related issues including WTO accession
28 Feb 2016
At the invitation of the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, Mr. Joakim Reiter, Deputy Secretary General of UNCTAD, undertook an advisory mission to Tehran on 27 February 2016. The purpose of the visit was to discuss possible technical assistance and capacity building that UNCTAD could provide in the context of Iran’s trade-related reforms in particular accession to the WTO.
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.