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Top Emerging Markets for FDI in 2024 Led By Cambodia and Philippines!

Foreign direct investment (FDI) refers to the investment made by individuals, companies, or entities from one country into businesses, assets, or ventures located in another country.

FDI plays a pivotal role in global economic development, as it facilitates capital flows, fosters business expansion, and contributes to job creation and economic growth, Visualcapitalist


Cambodia Tops the List

The 10 countries with the strongest FDI prospects for 2024 are spread across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. Asia features six countries on the list, with Cambodia expected to carry the strongest investment momentum this year.


With a GDP growth forecasted at 6.1% in 2024, up from 5.6% in 2023, the IMF expects Cambodia to be the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia. The country has strengthened its trade relationships with China, South Korea, and the EU. Additionally, Cambodia has benefited from a recovery in tourism since China started lifting its COVID-related travel restrictions earlier in 2023.


Meanwhile, the IMF expects the Philippines, in second place, increase GDP growth from 5.3% to 5.9% in 2024. Both public and private investment have played a key role in reinforcing its growth, bolstered by the opening of the renewable energy sector to foreign investors.


Top Emerging Markets FDI 2024 Cambodia & Philippines!
Top Emerging Markets for FDI in 2024 Led By Cambodia and Philippines!

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