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Developing Comprehensive General and Sector-Based Indicators for Assessing the Contribution of Foreign Direct Investment to Sustainable Development
Foreign direct investment (FDI) can contribute to the sustainable development of home and host countries through creating jobs, generating economic growth and development, helping to alleviate poverty eradication, improving access to energy, infr
Outward Foreign Direct Investment and Upgrading by Emerging Market Firms in Global Value Chains, Studies in Trade, Investment and Innovation No. 94
This report analyzes how emerging market firms upgrade their capabilities to become leading global competitors, suggesting the use of foreign investments as an upgrading mechanism in global value chains.
Globally, both FDI inflows and outflows started to recover in 2019, with the former growing 30% to $1.5 billion and the latter increasing by 33% to $1.3 billion.
Outward Foreign Direct Investment and Home Country Sustainable Development, Studies in Trade, Investment and Innovation No. 93
Asia and the Pacific has now become the largest source of foreign direct investment globally. This is due to the growing number of firms from Asia and the Pacific that have become active outward investors.
Foreign Direct Investment and Sustainable Development in International Investment Governance, Studies in Trade, Investment and Innovation No. 90
Foreign direct investment (FDI) is a principal means of financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the corresponding 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
A growing body of research has developed since the global economic and financial crisis analyzing the relationship between NTMs and trade.
The Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report (APTIR) is a recurrent publication prepared by the Trade, Investment and Innovation Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
Handbook on Policies, Promotion and Facilitation of Foreign Direct Investment for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific
The Handbook on FDI Policy, Promotion and Facilitation for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific seeks to take stock of the findings on and experiences with inward FDI and to summarize them in a convenient package that helps policymakers formulate better FDI policies and investment…