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OECD: Global FDI Flows Rebounded But Struggled In First Half Of 2023

๐Ÿ“Š New FDI data is released ๐Ÿ“Š Some key insights from the first half of 2023 are:

๐Ÿ“Š FDI flows are 30% below the levels recorded for the same period in 2022.

๐Ÿ“Š Levels rose in Q1 of 2023, but dropped by 44% in Q2.

๐Ÿ“ŠIn the first half of 2023, the United States was the leading FDI recipient worldwide, followed by Brazil, then Canada and Mexico (equally ranked as third).

๐Ÿ“Š The countries with the most outflows were the United States, China, and Japan.

๐Ÿ“Š Cross-border merger and acquisition activity continued its decline which started in 2022. Announced greenfield investment projects have almost halted in the midst of a weakening economic environment impacted by high prices, increasing interest rates, and ongoing geopolitical uncertainty.


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