Harsher FDI screening regimes have been an emerging trend in recent years, and were accelerated by the Covid-19 outbreak, but will these rules last beyond the pandemic?
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 development of autonomous vehicles continues, but are a lack of public trust, issues regarding liability over accidents and financial woes linked to Covid-19 putting off would-be investors?
The leading multinational companies have created more than 200,000 subsidiaries globally. Investment Monitor uncovers where these subsidiaries are located.
According to UNCTAD's latest report, FDI in the first half of 2020 fell by 49%, with the Covid-19 pandemic being the main reason behind this decline.