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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.

Barcelona defies Spain's decline in FDI

While FDI into Spain has decreased in the first nine months of 2012, compared to the same period in 2011, Barcelona has experienced a significant increase in FDI in this period.

Month-on-month decline in FDI project numbers in the US

There were fewer FDI projects recorded in the US in September 2012, compared to the previous month. But total capital expenditure was up.

Myanmar witnesses FDI increase following political reforms

As Myanmar's international relations continue to improve so too do its FDI prospects, with year on year increases in project numbers since its 2010 government elections.

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