Despite recording a decline in project numbers of nearly 10%, North America was still the top performing region for FDI in 2012.
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The value of mergers and acquisitions in the UK was up in the first quarter of 2013, compared to the same quarter a year earlier, according to Mergermarket.
Sentiment towards Baltic economies is improving among German investors, according to a survey by the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce.
According to a report by the country's investment promotion agency, France was the fifth most popular global destination country for FDI in 2012.
Lacklustre economic growth in Europe, Japan and Brazil, much slower growth in China, political instability in the Middle East, and policy uncertainty in the US all negatively impacted the global FDI market in 2012, resulting in a significant decline in crossborder flows.
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