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Middle East witnesses slump in FDI in 2012

FDI into Middle East has remained relatively stable since the 2008 global downturn however, figures from the first six months of 2012 suggest that investment is starting to decline.

German outward FDI decreasing in 2012

The first five months of 2012 have seen fewer German companies investing abroad, resulting in a significant decline in outward project numbers for the country.

Pakistan witnesses significant decline in FDI in 2012

FDI into Pakistan has slowed considerably in 2012, with just nine projects recorded in the country in 2012 so far.

Spain takes larger share of global FDI in 2012

FDI into Spain accounted for less than 1% of all projects globally in the first five months of 2011, but an uptick in investment has seen this proportion increase in 2012.

FDI into Latin America slows

Following a record year in 2011, FDI into Latin America is showing signs of slowing in the first five months of 2012.

Automotive FDI on the rise in Africa

Inward foreign investment into Africa’s automotive sector has increased steadily since 2009, with levels of investment reaching record highs in 2011.

Manufacturing FDI makes slow recovery in Europe

There has been a slow but steady recovery of FDI into the European manufacturing sector, since investment took a serious hit in 2009.

Business services boost in Turkey

The Turkish business services sector has experienced a significant increase in FDI, making it the most popular sector in the country in 2011.

UK top European destination for pharmaceutical investments in 2012

Six pharmaceutical FDI projects have been recorded in the UK in the  first quarter of 2012, making it the most popular destination in Europe  for such investments.

FDI into Tanzania recovers from 2008 downturn

Since suffering a slump in 2008, FDI into Tanzania has increased steadily year on year, with capital expenditure reaching a record high in 2011.

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