Investment into Zambia increased significantly in 2013, with more capital expenditure and more projects recorded in the country.
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Following a strong third quarter, FDI into South America dropped in the final quarter of 2013.
Annual FDI project numbers in the Polish alternative/renewable energy sector have not reached double figures since 2008, and just one project was recorded in the sector in 2013.
Investment into the global software and IT services sector declined in the second half of 2013.
Inward investment into Nigeria's communications sector more than doubled in 2013, compared with 2012.
FDI into the communications sector experienced month-on-month growth in the second half of 2013.
Kenya continues to be the destination of choice for investment into east Africa.
FDI into countries in the Balkans contracted in 2013, with a drop in the number of jobs created, projects launched and capital invested.
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.
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