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Financial services FDI slumps in February 2013

In line with a general downward trend in FDI, the financial services sector recorded a significant decrease in project numbers in February 2013 compared with March 2012. 

Italian outward FDI in four-year decline

There has been a year-on-year decline in Italian outbound FDI between 2008 and 2012.

FDI into Belgium in decline since 2007 peak

Belgium had recorded a significant decline in FDI since 2007, with 2012 figures representing an 87% decrease in capital investment.

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.

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