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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2021

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  • NU. CEPAL
UN symbol.: LC/PUB.2021/9 ISBN: 9789211220735 173 p. Editorial: ECLAC August 2021

Description

This document examines the global and regional evolution of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and offers recommendations so these flows can contribute to the region’s productive development processes. The first chapter of the publication analyzes, among other things, the trends observed in the context of the international crisis prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, detailing the amount of FDI received by each country in 2020 and providing a regional projection for 2021. The second chapter offers a historic and current overview of China’s investments in Latin America and the Caribbean, placing these investments in the context of the Asian country’s development strategy, while the third chapter explores investment strategies in the digital age, both on a global level as well as in the Latin American and Caribbean region.

Table of contents

Executive summary .-- Chapter I. Overview of foreign direct investment in the region .-- Chapter II. Chinese investment in a changing world: repercussions for the region .-- Chapter III Investment strategies in the digital age.