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FDI Watch : Quarterly Report (English)

The FDI Watch presents the latest data on foreign direct investment (FDI) flows and intentions, investor perceptions, and policy developments. It also highlights recent FDI publications by the World Bank and other organizations. This FDI watch quarterly report focuses on the activities as of December 2020.


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    Kusek,Peter, Kuo,Ryan Chia, Viney,Brody B, Qiang,Christine

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    FDI Watch : Quarterly Report

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Kusek,Peter Kuo,Ryan Chia Viney,Brody B Qiang,Christine

FDI Watch : Quarterly Report (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.