Investment in Developing Nations
Created on May 19, 2014
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Foreign direct investment (FDI) into developing countries has increased dramatically in the past 20 years. And while comparatively small, gains for the least-developed countries have also been strong, rising from 0.3 percent of total FDI in 1990 to nearly 2 percent in 2012.
Source: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, World Investment Report 2013, June 26, 2013, Annex Table 1, http://unctad.org/en/Pages/DIAE/World%20Investment%20Report/Annex-Tables.aspx (accessed May 15, 2014).
CHART 1 • IB 4224
Tags: OPIC, investment, overseas, foreign-direct-investment, FDI