The Covid-19 pandemic has had severe economic consequences worldwide with the air transport, hospitality and travel industries the most heavily impacted.
After several years of increasing FDI, Brexit has caused inbound investment to dip in the UK. Will the country's advanced Covid-19 vaccine roll-out give it an advantage that will bring back the investors?
Europe's largest MNCs have 3,671 subsidiaries in the UK across a wide array of sectors, showing just how much the country has to lose should Brexit make it less enticing for European investors.
Many companies in the technology, communications, finance and healthcare sectors have seen a rise in revenues during the Covid-19 pandemic. Investment Monitor profiles the leaders.
Subsidy schemes are keeping mass unemployment at bay as much of the world remains in some form of lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but at what economic cost?
Covid-19 caused FDI to fall by 42% in 2020, with developed countries bearing the brunt. Recovery is expected to be slow and driven by the health and technology sectors.
The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the global economy, paralysing industries such as tourism and hospitality. However, it has been a different story for companies in the tech and pharma sectors.
The world’s top construction companies overwhelmingly favour the domestic market when it comes to selecting a subsidiary destination.
The top financial services multinationals have a 50-50 split for domestic and overseas subsidiaries, though the big US players buck this trend with a strong domestic concentration.
While they may not be each other’s preferred subsidiary destination, a larger share of US-based multinationals operate subsidiaries in China than Chinese MNCs have in the US.
The world’s leading technology companies operate approximately 23,000 subsidiaries. Investment Monitor reveals the global hotspots for these operations.