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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean is an annual series published in English and Spanish by the Unit on Investment and Corporate Strategies of the Division of Production, Productivity and Management of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). In addition to analyzing the global evolution of foreign direct investment flows, the series details the amounts received by Latin American and Caribbean countries each year and presents a regional forecast. It includes an analysis of the patterns in the origin and destination of these investments. The reports also look in depth at the effects of FDI on employment in the region.

FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2018

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
18 Dec 2018
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2017, certain trends that had already emerged in the global economic landscape became more established. In particular, announcements of potential restrict...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2006

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2006

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
5 May 2006
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2006, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Latin America and the Caribbean (excluding the main financial centres) continued their upward trend, reac...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2005

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2005

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
7 Apr 2005
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Abstract In 2005 amounted to over US$ 68 billion, almost 11% more than in 2004. These inflows greatly exceed the figures recorded between 2001 and 2003, but ...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2004

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2004

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
6 Jul 2004
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2004. For the first time since 1999, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into Latin America and the Caribbean grew in 2004. These inflows topped US$ 54...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2003

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2003

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
31 Oct 2003
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2003, flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) to Latin America and the Caribbean continued to shrink for the fourth year running. With this latest declin...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2002

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2002

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
5 Jul 2002
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2002. The decline in flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) to Latin America and the Caribbean which began in 2000 grew even sharper in 2002. This trend ...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2001

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2001

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
3 Apr 2001
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2001. Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to Latin America and the Caribbean dwindled for the second year in a row in 2001, and preliminary data for 2002...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2000

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2000

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
12 May 2000
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2000, for the first time in nearly two decades, the Latin American and Caribbean region's FDI inflows dropped by 20% from the previous year's figure to st...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 1999

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 1999

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
5 May 1999
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 1999. In 1998, FDI inflows amounted to US$ 76.7 billion and thus surpassed the record level recorded in 1997; by the same token, 1999 inflows will be large...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 1998

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 1998

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
13 Jul 1998
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 1998. In 1997, US$ 65.2 billion poured into the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean. Approximately 30% of that was concentrated in Brazil, which e...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2017

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
7 Dec 2017
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The 2017 edition shows that the region is at a difficult juncture. FDI inflows declined by 7.9% in 2016, to US$ 167.043 billion, representing a cumulative fa...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2016

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2016

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
16 Sep 2016
In its latest edition, the Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean report analyzes in-depth the FDI received by the Caribbean, where these flows are much more significant than in the rest of the region as a proportion of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The study also examines t...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2015

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2015

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
4 Dec 2015
In its latest edition, the Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean report analyzes in-depth the FDI received by the Caribbean, where these flows are much more significant than in the rest of the region as a proportion of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The study also examines t...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2013

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2013

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
18 Sep 2014
In addition to analyzing the global evolution of foreign direct investment flows, the 2013 edition of The Foreign and Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean details the amounts received by Latin American and Caribbean countries in 2013 and presents a regional forecast for 2014. It i...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2012

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2012

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
11 Sep 2013
As in previous years, this report provides a quantitative overview of foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows and examines these capital flows by destination economic sector and geographical area of origin. It describes the pattern of FDI originating in the countries of Latin America and the Cari...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2011

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2011

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
5 Sep 2012
As in previous years, this report provides a quantitative overview of foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows and examines these capital flows by destination economic sector and geographical area of origin. It describes the pattern of FDI originating in the countries of Latin America and the Cari...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2010

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2010

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
6 Dec 2011
In 2010, the Latin American and Caribbean region showed great resilience to the international financial crisis and became the world region with the fastest-growing flows of both inward and outward foreign direct investment (FDI). The upswing in FDI in the region has occurred in a context in which...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2009

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2009

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
7 Dec 2010
Due to the global crisis, in 2009 FDI flows to the region shrunk by 42% with regard to the historical record of in 2008. This decrease is explained by a combination of factors: a fall in world production, prevailing uncertainty and the deceleration of growth in several countries of the region, wh...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2008

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2008

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
26 Jan 2010