Report: Foreign investment in the world rises


Capitals agencies increased foreign direct investment in the world to levels that were not seen since the beginning of the global economic crisis in 2008, registering an increase of 11 per cent in 2013, up to an estimated 1.46 trillion U.S. dollars, to be the lion’s share of the developing countries, as According to a United Nations report released on Tuesday.

amounted to foreign direct investment flows to developing economies hit a new high, namely 759 billion dollars to represent 52 per cent, with economies in transition, also a new high reached 126 billion U.S. dollars, up 45 per cent from the previous year and represents 9 per cent of the global total, according to Figures released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. ,

however, that the developed countries are still at historic lows recorded or 39 per cent for the second year in a row. Increased flows of foreign direct investment rose 12 per cent to reach 576 billion U.S. dollars, but it amounted to 44 per cent of the peak value in 2007, with the increase in foreign direct investment to the European Union with continued inflows into the United States to fall.

report stated that in spite of that flows to developed countries started to recover it seems compared to 2012, but the picture dysfunctional: Valbergm of positive signs ofrecovery in some areas of the developed countries, such as parts of the European Union, but that flows to the United States did not tacking low.

rose flows to Japan by 61 per cent to 2.8 billion dollars, but Australia and New Zealand have witnessed a sharp decline by 28 per cent to $ 40 billion dollars at the rate of 75 per cent to $ 0.5 billion dollars respectively. According to the report, the increase for developing economies led by Latin America and the Caribbean and Africa As witnessed Asia’s growing, the largest area of receptor for foreign direct investment, flows reached a level similar to that in 2012.

totaled flows to Asia’s growing, which is composed of East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and West Asia, an estimated 406 billion dollars in in 2013, the same level as in 2012. continued performance of the sub-regions height ranged growth rates of foreign direct investment between 3 per cent in South Asia (33 billion dollars), and 2 per cent in the South East Asia (116 billion dollars), and one per cent in East Asia (219 billion dollars), a decrease of 20 per cent in West Asia (reduced to 38 billion U.S. dollars).

With the arrival flows to China to an estimated 127 billion dollars, including both financial and non-financial, occupied the country once again ranked second in the world, working to bridge the gap with the United States to about 32 billion dollars.

India has witnessed a growth rate of 17 per cent to 28 billion dollars in spite of capital flows is expected in mid-year. witnessed the growth of foreign direct investment slowed in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), where the total flows to Singapore, which is the largest recipient of these investments in South – East Asia, 0.56 billion dollars. But prospects for this association is still promising with the influx of more foreign direct investment from China and Japan in a wide range of sectors including infrastructure, finance, and manufacturing.

Increased flows to Africa rose 6.8 per cent to an estimated 56.3 billion dollars due the strong performance of the South African, including South Africa and Mozambique, which have seen record levels exceeding 10 billion and $ 7 billion dollars respectively have seen the economies in transition, a remarkable rise 45 per cent to a record high of an estimated 126 billion dollars as Russia recorded a jump increase 83 per cent and up to 94 billion dollars, making it the third largest recipient of foreign direct investment in the world for the first time.

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