Countries in central and eastern Europe have seen a marked decline in the number of jobs created by inwards investment.
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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.
Inward flows of FDI to New Zealand have suffered a considerable drop in the first eight months of 2013, compared with the same period in 2012.
Investment into the communications sector in Asia-Pacific has been in decline since 2008.
Asia-Pacific's alternative and renewable energy sector has seen inward investment steadily decline in recent years.
Egypt witnessed a massive decline in FDI flows in the first half of 2013 compared with the same period in 2012.
FDI inflows into Asia-Pacific declined in the first six months of 2013, compared to the same period in 2012.
Investment projects in Spain continue to decline in 2013, but capital expenditure is on the up.
Region sees steady fall in outside investment.
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