MIL OSI Translation. Region: France and French Territories –
Source: United Nations – in French
Headline: Covid-19 pandemic: Foreign direct investment halved in the first half of 2020 (UNCTAD)
The coronavirus crisis has caused foreign direct investment (FDI) to fall 49% in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period a year ago and are on track to drop to 40% for the year, pushed too for fear of a deep global recession, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) announced on Tuesday.
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