FDI to Caribbean increases by 39% – CARICOM Business

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The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says investment flows to the Region reached US$134 billion last year, up from US$88 billion in 2020.

According to UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2022, foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America and the Caribbean rebounded from the pandemic-induced slump, growing by 56% and FDI flows to the region had plunged by 45% in 2020, the sharpest decline recorded in developing regions that year.

According to the report, all major recipient countries saw FDI rise as investment began flowing back into mining and energy sectors, adding that FDI to the Caribbean increased by 39% to US$3.8 billion. – Extract from the CARICOM BUSINESS Newsletter, Vol 5. No. 25

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