Foreign investment in Nigeria
Some of the main investing countries in Nigeria include the USA, China, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and France. Nigeria intends to diversify its economy away from oil by building a competitive manufacturing sector, which should facilitate integration into global value chains and boost productivity.
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Foreign investment in Honduras
(6 days ago) Main investing countries include the U.S., Canada, and Mexico followed by other Caribbean and Latin American countries. (El Economista). The most attracting sectors for investment also include production of harnesses, garments, and textile products, bank services, transport, storage and telecommunications, among other services (El Economista).
Foreign investment in Italy
(Just Now) Companies investing in strategic intangible assets can benefit from a tax credits of 15%, whereas those investing in machinery and capital goods qualify for a tax credit of 20-40%. Further public support is granted to new investments in manufacturing and R&D, especially in southern regions and in Special Economic Zones.
Foreign investment in Guatemala
(5 days ago) FDI in Figures. According to UNCTAD 2020 World Investment Report, Guatemala received USD 998 million for FDI inflows in 2019, a slight decrease compared to USD 1 billion in 2018.FDI inward stock in Guatemala were estimated at USD 17,3 billion in 2019. Investment levels in Guatemala are lower as a percentage of GDP (less than 15%) than in Latin American (22%) or emerging economies (33%) (El
Foreign investment in Oman
(Just Now) According to figures by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), the main investing countries are the UK, followed by the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, and Bahrain. The bulk of FDI were directed towards the oil & gas sector, with lower shares going to the financial services, manufacturing and real estate sectors.
Foreign investment in Cambodia
(6 days ago) The main investing countries in 2019 were China (accounting for 43%), followed by South Korea (11%), Vietnam (7%), Japan and Singapore (6% each – National Bank of Cambodia). The construction industry attracts the largest share of foreign investors, followed by infrastructure, industry (primarily textiles), agriculture and tourism.
Foreign investment in Indonesia
(4 days ago) Taxpayers investing or expanding in labour-intensive or pioneer industries can benefit from a reduction in net income of 60% of their total investment in the form of tangible assets, comprising any land used for major commercial activities over a certain period. Investors wishing to start apprenticeship programmes or training activities to
Foreign investment in Portugal
(3 days ago) The main investing countries are the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, and the UK. According to EY’s 2020 Attractiveness Survey, Portugal secured 158 new FDI projects in 2019, up from 74 one year earlier. However, data from OECD shows that the country was severely hit by the COVID-19-induced crisis, with FDI inflows decreased to USD 2.9 billion
Foreign investment in Germany
(2 days ago) France, Italy, Austria, Japan, Spain and Belgium are also investing in the country. Investments are mainly oriented towards finance and insurance, manufacturing and trade, information and communication, real estate. According to the latest data available from UNCTAD, in 2020 FDI inflows to Germany fell by 61% to USD 23 billion despite a rise in
Foreign investment in Azerbaijan
(6 days ago) In theory, there is a great amount of freedom for investments, but the bureaucracy and the corruption makes investing difficult outside the energy sector, which is dominated by foreign investments. The Foreign Investment Laws stipulate the types of entity in which foreign companies can invest, the rules governing the repatriation of profit and
Foreign investment in Japan
(Just Now) Further arguments in favour of investing in Japan can be found on the website of the Japanese investment agency (JETRO). Weak Points. Here is a non-exhaustive list of the main obstacles to FDI in Japan: Excessive regulation that hinders economic growth as it increases the cost of starting activities
Foreign investment in Kazakhstan
(6 days ago) However, regional conflicts, sanctions imposed on Russia and negative growth prospects have more recently deterred foreigners from investing in the region. According to UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2020, FDI inflows in the country totalled USD 3,1 billion in 2019, showing a slight decrease from the previous year (USD 3,8 billion).
Foreign investment in the Netherlands
(6 days ago) The main investing countries are the United States, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. The vast majority of investments are allocated in the financial and insurance services, followed by manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade. According to data by UNCTAD, in 2020 FDI inflows to the Netherlands fell to a negative USD 150 billion
Foreign investment in the United Kingdom
(9 days ago) FDI in Figures. According to the World Investment Report 2020 published by UNCTAD, FDI inflows into the UK have declined for the second year in a row, reaching USD 59 billion in 2019, compared to USD 65 billion in 2018 and USD 101 billion in 2017. FDI stock in 2019 was about USD 2 trillion, compared to USD 1430 billion in 2018. The United Kingdom was the 8th recipient of global FDI flows
Foreign investment in Moldova
(3 days ago) Companies investing USD 250,000 can benefit from tax deduction for the first 5 years. Income tax has also been lowered. The government promotes equality amongst international and local investors and the fact that there is no limit to capital invested. Free economic zones (FEZ) are parts of the customs territory of Moldova, separated
Foreign investment in Palau
(3 days ago) The United States, Singapore and Japan are the main investing partners. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdowns around the world slowed existing investment projects and the prospects of a deep recession led multinational enterprises to reassess new projects. According to UNCTAD’s latest Global Investment Trends Monitor released on 24
Foreign investment in China
(Just Now) According to UNCTAD’s latest Global Investment Trends Monitor released on 24 Janvier 2021, Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows fell 42% worldwide in 2020 compared to 2019, but grew 12% in East Asia. In this global context, China's FDI increased by 4% during the same period of time, a result helped by an 84% rise in the value of
Foreign investment in Taiwan
(1 days ago) According to the statistics, 1,220 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a total amount of USD $2.96 billion were approved from January to April 2020. This indicates an increase of 8.93% in the number of cases and an increase of 48.68% in FDI amount compared to the same period of 2019 (Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan, 2020). Taiwan
Foreign investment in Nicaragua
(7 days ago) For that reason, in recent years the government has passed a number of laws to attract and protect foreigners investing in the country. Some of these laws include the Tourism Industry Incentives Law, and the Foreign Investment Promotion Law. Among other things, the Foreign Investment Promotion Law allows foreign investors in all sectors to hold
Foreign investment in India
(Just Now) According to UNCTAD’s latest Global Investment Trends Monitor released on 27 October 2020, India is the largest FDI recipient in South Asia, and the country witnessed a 13% rise in FDI in 2020 - to USD 57 billion - as investment in India's digital economy continued. Most notably through cross-border M&A sales, which grew 83%, to USD 27 billion.
Foreign investment in Greece
(1 days ago) Unlike other EU countries, FDI flows to Greece remain low and have fluctuated at lower levels since 2009 compared to the pre-crisis era. Nonetheless, according to UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2020, FDI flows reached USD 4.6 billion in 2019, their highest level …
Foreign investment in Morocco
(2 days ago) The industrial sector has been at the centre of Morocco's investment development policies, through to the country's "Industrial Acceleration Plan" 2014-20 and 2021-25. Furthermore, Morocco is increasingly investing in the energy sector. The Agricultural Development Agency (ADA) provides incentives for investments in the agricultural sector
Foreign investment in Algeria
(2 days ago) A temporary exemption from corporate income tax is available for investing companies creating 100 jobs or more, as well as for those investing in certain strategic sectors (i.e. advanced technologies, food industry, mechanics, automotive sector). Furthermore, the law provides a five-year reduction of IBS for companies who introduce securities
Foreign investment in Canada
(1 days ago) The US and the EU are the main investing partners in Canada: half of the stock is held by the United States, followed by the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The United Kingdom, Switzerland, Japan, Hong Kong, Germany and China are other major investing countries in Canada.
Foreign investment in Brazil
(1 days ago) The main investing countries in Brazil are the Netherlands, the United States, Germany, Spain, the Bahamas, and Luxembourg. Investments are mainly oriented towards oil and gas extraction, the automotive industry, financial services, commerce, electricity, and the chemical industry.
Foreign investment in Mauritius
(7 days ago) Mauritius is the 4th largest destination for FDI in the Small Island Developing States (SIDS), after Jamaica, the Bahamas and the Maldives, and at the same level as Fiji. According to UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2020, FDI flows to Mauritius reached USD 472 million in 2019, up from USD 372 of the previous year.
Foreign investment in Malaysia
(3 days ago) Foreign investment in Malaysia has been oscillating between USD 9 billion and USD 12 billion since 2010, making the country one of the highest recipients of FDI in the region. Although, according to UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2020, FDI inflows decreased during the last two years, reaching USD 7,6 billion in 2019.
Foreign investment in Austria
(2 days ago) According to the UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2020, FDI inflows increased from USD 2 billion in 2018 to 4.6 billion in 2019. FDI stock reached $205 billion in 2019, showing a slight improvement compared to 2018. Moreover, Austria is a capital exporter: its FDI outflows reached USD 10,6 billion in 2019. However, recent economic developments
Foreign investment in Thailand
(3 days ago) Foreign direct investment is an important element of Thailand's economic development, and the country is one of the major FDI destinations in its region. However, according to UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2020, FDI flows decreased to USD 4 billion in 2019, down from USD 10 billion in 2018. This was the result of a general drop in investment
Foreign investment in the United Arab Emirates
(5 days ago) The United Arab Emirates was the largest FDI recipient in the subregion of West Asia in 2019, thanks to major investment deals in oil and gas sectors. However, in 2020 FDI flows to the UAE plummeted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In Dubaï, they fell by 74% in the first half of 2020 compared with the same period of 2019 (Reuters).
Foreign investment in Singapore
(4 days ago) The local government is investing heavily in automation, artificial intelligence, and integrated systems under its Smart Nation initiative and seeks to establish itself as a regional hub for these technologies. Other developing sectors include aeronautics and aircraft parts, petroleum and refinery trade, telecommunications, computer hardware
Foreign investment in the Philippines
(6 days ago) FDI in Figures. According to the UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2020, foreign direct investment flows (FDI) to the Philippines fell to USD 5 billion in 2019, down from USD 6,6 billion in 2018 and remaining below the full-year target of USD 8 billion set by the Central Bank of the Philippines. FDI stock was about USD 88 billion in 2019, an increase of more than USD 60 billion when compared to