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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.

Chinese FDI outflows in decline in 2012

FDI out of China has slowed in 2012, with project numbers recorded in the first 10 months of the year down on the same period in 2011.

More projects, fewer jobs created for IBM in 2012

In 2012, US-based technology company IBM recorded a year-on-year increase in project numbers, but the number of jobs created as a result of the company's investments was down.

TEASER-Best of 2012 - data reveals top FDI performers compared with 2011

Best of 2012: data reveals top FDI performers compared with 2011

Despite a global decrease in FDI in 2012, there were certain hot-spots across the world that showed impressive growth.

Growing investment in the Irish software sector

There has been a growing number of FDI projects in the Irish software sector since 2003, with US-based firms leading the way.

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