India, Mexico, Indonesia and Turkey are likely to see a large increase in short-term future investment, according to figures from fDi Intelligence’s latest Global Outlook Report.

The survey included a measure of investor signals, which indicates when a company is considering making an overseas investment, and provides a unique insight into the future of FDI.


According to this metric, these four countries are the only ones that received a higher share of investor signals than their share of global FDI projects.

On a sector basis, investor signals suggested that software, financial services and business services would continue to be the major source of FDI in 2011 and beyond.

As for 2011, the FDI forecasting unit of fDi Intelligence is predicting a 6.5% growth in global greenfield FDI projects.

The full report will be available on from 18 April 2011