Strongman rulers may be ambassadors of authoritarianism, but they both deter and attract certain types of foreign investment.
CEE and CIS
Hungary experienced a dip in FDI inflows in 2019 after enjoying an impressive 2018. However, the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic saw the country on the retreat, introducing FDI screening mechanisms.
Populism is 'bad', is the common call, and given the anti-globalist agenda of Trump and company, this counts double for foreign investment. So why are investors still flocking to populist-led countries?
Demand for oil is likely to decrease by 23.1 million barrels per day in Q2 as oversupply and less demand worsen the price crash.