World Investment Report 2009: Transnational Corporations, Agricultural Production and Development
Article from: TDM 1 (2010), in Roundup of Articles
World foreign direct investment flows fell moderately in 2008 following a five-year period of uninterrupted growth, in large part as a result of the global economic and financial crisis. While developed economies were initially those most affected, the decline has now spread to developing countries, with inward investment in most countries falling in 2009 too. The decline poses challenges for many developing countries, as FDI has become their largest source of external financing. The impact is analysed in detail in the first part of this his year's World Investment ...