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COVID-19 fallout sinks global FDI flows by 38% in 2020 

30/04/2021 - New OECD data and analysis show that global FDI flows plummeted to USD 846 billion in 2020, a 38% decrease compared to 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a steady decline and contributed to sinking global FDI flows to their lowest levels since 2005. In 2020, global FDI flows represented only 1% of world GDP, their lowest level since 1999.

 

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Foreign direct investment flows in the time of COVID-19

05/05/2020 - Early OECD estimations predict that FDI flows will fall by more than 30% in 2020 even under the most optimistic  scenario for the success of the public health and economic support policy measures taken by governments to address the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting recession.

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FDI in Figures

Published twice yearly, FDI in Figures provides analysis on key developments and trends in global foreign direct investment flows using the most recent FDI statistics and data on mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

October 2020 + Excel data 

April 2020 + Excel data

October 2019 + Excel data 

April 2019 + Excel data

October 2018 + Excel data

July 2018 + Excel data

April 2018 + Excel data

January 2018 update (excel)

October 2017 + Excel data

July 2017 update (excel)

April 2017 + Excel data

November 2016 + Excel data  |  April 2016 + Excel data

October 2015  |  April 2015

December 2014  |  April 2014  |  February 2014

October 2013  |  July 2013  |  April 2013

 

 

 
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