FDI into countries in the Balkans contracted in 2013, with a drop in the number of jobs created, projects launched and capital invested.
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Levels of FDI into the coal, oil and natural gas sector have been in decline since 2009, with figures from 2013 suggesting that there is little chance of a revival.
Figures for the first 10 months of 2013 show a decline in outward FDI from the Czech Republic, compared with 2012.
Figures from the first 10 months of 2013 show that Ukraine is on track to record its first year of FDI growth since 2009.
After a dip earlier in the year, projects going into the United Arab Emirates shows rise through August, September and October 2013.
Investment into Northern Ireland for 2013 looks set to match – or possible top – figures for 2011 and 2012.
Outward FDI from the US in manufacturing is on a downward trajectory.
Countries in central and eastern Europe have seen a marked decline in the number of jobs created by inwards investment.
fDi Markets data shows in increase in project numbers coming into the software and IT sector in the Middle East, but the number of jobs created has fallen.
After a disappointing July, FDI in Africa returned to health in August 2013, with Kenya performing particularly well in terms of capital expenditure and job creation.
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