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After the 2012 slump, global FDI returned to growth, with inflows rising 9% in 2013, to $1.45 trillion. Short term prospects also look positive and we project that FDI flows could rise to $1.6 trillion in 2014, $1.7 trillion in 2015 and $1.8 trillion in 2016.
Developing economies maintain their dominant share of global FDI, reaching 54% of global flows, while developed economies attracted 39%.
FDI outflows from developing and transition countries also reached a record level of $553 billion, or 39% of global FDI outflows - this compares with only 12% at the beginning of the 2000s.
The poorest countries are less dependent on extractive industry investment with manufacturing and services now making up about 90% of the value of announced greenfield projects in Africa and the LDCs.
State-owned investors are FDI heavyweights accounting for over 11% of global FDI flows despite making up less than 1% of all TNCs.
At the regional level, FDI to all major regions increased, although the structurally weak economies saw mixed results. Developing Asia is the largest FDI recipient, attracting far more FDI than that of either the EU or North America.
The report contains further analysis of some of the main features of regional FDI trends, including megaregional groupings. TPP, TTIP and RCEP each account for a quarter or more of global FDI flows. APEC remains the largest regional economic cooperation grouping, with 54% of global inflows.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country has seen a 48 per cent growth in the seven-month period from the launch of 'Make in India' initiative in September till April 2015, an official statement said on Tuesday.
Singapore is sitting atop the world as the best city for FDI, ranking first globally in 2014 for the amount of greenfield inward investment it attracted. The city-state received two-and-a-half times more investment than its main rival, Hong Kong.
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Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella announced Thursday that up to 18,000 of his employees will get their pink slips in the next year, as part of a massive round of layoffs.
Christina Knutsson's insight:
For those who wonder what rightsizing is, here is a prime example. It sounds a bit more positive than downsizing... whatever you call it - 18,000 jobs to go! And that's it for old Nokia - sadly a burial.
Area Development analyzes economic and workforce data for 379 MSAs, producing a snapshot of the cities across America that are poised to capitalize on the new potential for economic growth as the United States leaves the recession behind. A diversified economic base tops the most desirable traits.
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