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Asia-Pacific is FDI hotspot in 2012

Asia-Pacific was the top ranking region in terms of inward FDI in 2012, despite a contraction in project numbers.

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.

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.

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.

FDI into Angola continues downward trajectory in 2011

Inward foreign investment levels in Angola decreased for the third  year in a row in 2011, thanks in part to dwindling investment in the  coal, oil and natural gas sector.

Kuwait's FDI levels show decline since 2008

Inward foreign investment levels in Kuwait have consistently decreased over the past four years, with capital investment levels falling by as much as 60% in 2009, according to fDi Markets data.

FDI into Mozambique on the rise in 2011

After a difficult year in 2009, FDI into Mozambique looks to be recovering in 2011, with nearly $10bn invested in 29 projects.

FDI into Tunisia on a downward spiral

The level of FDI into Tunisia has been in decline since 2008, with figures for the first 11 months of 2011 offering little hope of a recovery.

Western Europe and the Asia-Pacific dominate FDI into Africa in 2011

Western European companies have historically been the most prolific investors in Africa. But although western Europe-based companies account for the largest number of projects in 2011, their Asia-Pacific-based counterparts have invested more capital and created more jobs in Africa.

Asia-Pacific leads FDI into Kenya

There has been increased investment into Kenya from Asia-Pacific,  Africa, North American and Western Europe in 2011, however, Middle  Eastern companies have decreased their spending in the country.

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