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FDI in software and IT services up in January 2013

Hit by a disappointing end to 2012, the global software and IT services sector has recorded an increase in FDI flows in the first month of 2013.

UAE suffers four-month decline in FDI

Investment into the United Arab Emirates has recorded month-on-month decreases between October 2012 and January 2013.

FDI into Zimbabwe in three-year decline

Zimbabwe has experienced significant declines in FDI inflows since passing a new foreign ownership law in 2010.

Austrian outbound FDI down in 2012

Austrian outbound FDI down in 2012

As countries across Europe recorded declines in their outbound FDI in 2012, Austria recorded one of the most significant drops in project numbers.

France's FDI appeal dropped off at end of 2012

After a promising start to the year, the number of FDI projects in France dropped off significantly in the final quarter of 2012.

Quebec defies Canadian downturn in outward FDI

Canada experienced a decrease in its outbound FDI project numbers in 2012, but the province of Quebec defied this trend and recorded a significant increase.

Japanese auto investment in US hits peak

Japanese investment into the US automotive sector reached record highs in 2012.

Decrease in Chinese projects in Bulgarian manufacturing in 2012

Data from the first 11 months of 2012 shows a dramatic decrease in the number of Chinese FDI projects in the Bulgarian manufacturing sector compared to 2011.

FDI into Slovakia down in 2012

Slovakia has experienced a steep decline in inward FDI in 2012.

Software publishing sector takes a hit in 2012

Global FDI in the software publishing sector is down in 2012, compared to 2011.

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